Meet Our Author: Eden S. French

Queer Pack author Eden S. French (2017)It’s a messy situation. My first two novels were published as Sophia French, which is my legal name, and my third as Eden S. French, which is my preferred name. But I’ve recently gotten engaged to my girlfriend, the artist Wren Fay, and will be taking her name—so my future work will be published as Eden Sophia Fay. A publicist’s nightmare, I’m sure.

I live in Hobart. That’s a messy situation too, but only because we keep leaving our clothes on the floor.

Deadwood has always impressed me through its use of a troubled and lawless cast to articulate an ethos of kindness, community, and moral courage. But I wouldn’t single out any one of its characters: it’s an ensemble drama, and what resonates with me is the interplay of conflict and understanding. (Though I never fail to tear up for Joanie Stubbs.)

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Welcome Eden S. French

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Ylva Publishing’s new imprint, Queer Pack, is delighted to announce the signing of Australian author Eden S. French. In 2017, Queer Pack will republish Eden’s riveting, world-building, sci-fi novel, Reintegration, which she first self-published late last year.

Reintegration follows streetwise cyborg Lexi Vale, who negotiates deals with crime lords in an anarchic city. Giving her the edge is a unique mind-reading implant—but now its creators want their technology back. Lexi finds refuge and an emotional connection with an unlikely group of rebels and outsiders.

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