Cynthia Swanson is an author and a designer. Her debut novel, The Bookseller, published to critical acclaim in March 2015, was also an Indie Next selection that month. She has published short fiction in numerous journals and has been a Pushcart Prize nominee. The hardcover version of The Bookseller is in its second printing in the US, and the novel is being translated into 11 languages. Cynthia lives in Denver, Colorado with her husband and children.