Born and raised in Japan, Maki Matsui has been a lifelong reader and writer, first in Japanese and then in English. She studied English at Williams College and vocal performance at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She makes her home in the hills of Western Massachusetts, where she is better known as a classical singer.
She has published two books—Back to Troy (2020) and Daisy Fields (2020)—and is currently working on her third title.
FEATURED AUTHOR - Justin C. Trout is a resident of Virginia, where he is a Licensed Professional Counselor. Justin is the author of the Enaya series and is a co-host of the popular podcast, Spare Time. Justin spends his time with his five children, wife, and dogs named Blue and Indiana Bones. As our Author of the Day, he tells us all about his book, Where We Are.