Your Next Beach Read

In Your Next Beach Read, we want to introduce you to a new author every day in June in the hopes that you’ll find the next book you want to take with you to the beach, the pool, or the comforts of air conditioning. Today’s author is Rie Anders, author of “On Island.”

Where are you from?

Rie Anders, author of On Island Rie Anders

My name is Rie Anders, and I live in Houston, TX. I am originally from the Pacific Northwest, and I made it to Texas via Honolulu, HI seventeen years ago.

How long have you been writing? How did you start?

My first memory of wanting to be a writer was when I was eight years old. My parents had a typewriter, and I set up a little “office” in the dining room where I could work. I proceeded to type out a short story about a rabbit and other forest…

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