Gwen Hayes lives in the Pacific Northwest with her real life hero, their children, and the pets that own them. She writes stories for teen and adult readers about love, angst, and saving the world.

GwendyGwen’s first novel, Falling Under, was released in March of 2011 by NAL/Penguin and followed up by the sequel, Dreaming Awake, in January of 2012.

In addition to writing, Gwen edits kissing books at and

She is represented by Jessica Sinsheimer of the Sarah Jane Freymann Literary Agency.

*Gwen also refuses to behave and get a proper author photo taken. Obviously.

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