Susie Hara is the author of the novel The House on Ashbury Street. Her first novel, Finder of Lost Objects, was a Lambda Literary Award Finalist and winner of an International Latino Book Award. Her stories have appeared in several anthologies, including Fractured Lit Anthology 2 and Fast Girls. She has worked as an office temp, proofreader, legal assistant, technical writer, exercise instructor, learning specialist, actor, and editor. Her play Lost and Found in the Mission, written with Rowena Richie, won the Best Ensemble award in the San Francisco Fringe Festival. She has received fellowships from Millay Art Colony, Ragdale Foundation, and Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. A member of Castro Writers Cooperative and Page Street Writers, she lives and writes in San Francisco.