DEIRDRE SHAW
Deirdre is the author of LOVE OR SOMETHING LIKE IT (Random House, 2009).  She is currently a TV writer in Los Angeles, where she writes for the upcoming CBS drama American Gothic.  Her other TV credits include American Dreams, Close to Home, Life Unexpected, and Jane by Design. She started her writing career as a newspaper journalist and has also written for advertising and marketing campaigns. She is married with two sons, ages 3 and 5.  

You can purchase LOVE OR SOMETHING LIKE IT on Amazon. 
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REVIEWS OF LOVE OR SOMETHING LIKE IT:

"Shaw’s graceful prose and razor-sharp observations—at one point, Lacey observes her brother is “like a house burning down before our eyes”—make this absorbing debut a true standout." -- BOOKLIST

"Raw, realistic...anyone who's ever had to deal with the death of a relationship (and isn't that pretty much everyone?) will appreciate Shaw's honest, vividly written take." -- PEOPLE MAGAZINE


"A thoughtful, well-written story about a young woman prevailing over a difficult past...wryly funny, refreshingly honest...Shaw writes convincingly, with insight and wisdom." -- THE BOSTON GLOBE