Alison R. Solomon grew up in England and lived in Israel and Mexico before settling in the USA. She is the author of four suspense novels which together make up the Gulfport Mystery Series. She has published short stories, articles, and chapters in numerous anthologies, textbooks, journals, and newspapers, on a variety of topics related to feminism, LGBTQ issues, mental health, and Judaism. She is the founder of ReadOut: A Festival of Lesbian Literature, now an annual event in Gulfport, Florida. You can find her at https://AlisonRSolomon.com.