Steven Rowley has worked as a freelance writer, newspaper columnist, and screenwriter. Originally from Portland, Maine, he is a graduate of Emerson College. He currently resides in Los Angeles with his boyfriend and their dog. LILY AND THE OCTOPUS is his first novel. Visit him online at www.StevenRowley.com and on Facebook at MrStevenRowley, and Twitter/Instagram: @MrStevenRowley.