Susie Dumond

Susie (she/her) is a queer writer originally from Little Rock, Arkansas. Her debut novel, QUEERLY BELOVED, is a rom-com about a lesbian bridesmaid-for-hire, coming in May 2022 from The Dial Press/Random House. You can find her on Twitter and Instagram @susiedoom.

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Cookbook Showdown: The Best Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Recipes

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