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Colleen Markley is a novelist, blogger, and freelance writer living in New Jersey.  Her latest novel, Lilith Land, is a story about a pandemic virus and the end of the world where only the women survive. (It’s a novel, not an action plan). Colleen also writes short pieces offering a comedic and thoughtful look at life around us.  Her recent essay won the Erma Bombeck Writers' Workshop / Nickie's Prize for Humor Writing, and will be included in an anthology being published in late 2021. A graduate of Boston University, Colleen studied screenwriting for film and television. She is the recipient of the Boston University Screenwriting Achievement Award, as well as the “Blue Chip Award,” the most prestigious honor offered by the College of Communication at B.U.  Colleen previously worked at Thirteen/WNET, the public television station in New York City.