Alison McMahan is the author of the award-winning Alice Guy Blaché, Lost Visionary of the Cinema (Bloomsbury, 2002) and The Films of Tim Burton: Animating Live Action in Hollywood (Bloomsbury, 2005). She writes screenplays, documentaries, (Homunculus Productions) and fiction.
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One of the great benefits to memberhsip in the International Thriller Writer's association is to be part of their Debut Author Program. Amy Christine Parker, a debut last year with her YA Thriller Gated, has accomplished miracles for the debut authors this year. This month she the Palm Beach Peril, a panel at the Palm Beach Library in FL featuring New York Times Bestseller Lisa Scottoline and a handful of debut authors, including yours truly.
In the winter of 2012 my husband Charlie and I were able to travel to Cuba as part of a People-to-People tour. The tour enabled us to visit new businesses my Cuban entrepreneurs. But Charlie and I also had our own agenda: we wanted to learn as much as we could about Carlos Aponte, the Venezuelan revolutionary who happens to be Charlie's great-uncle and who died and is buried in Cuba.