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Edie Cay
Writing Relatable Misfits

About the Author

Edie Cay writes steamy feminist historical romance. Her debut, A LADY’S REVENGE won the Golden Leaf Best First Book (2020), as well as the Indie Next Generation Book Award (2020). The second in her series, THE BOXER AND THE BLACKSMITH won the Hearts Through History Legends Award, A Man for All Reason in 2019 as an unpublished manuscript, and then went on to win the Best Indie Book Award (2021). The third book, A LADY'S FINDER was a finalist for a Lambda Award (2023), the most prestigious LGBTQ+ literary award in the world. The fourth, A VISCOUNT'S VENGEANCE, won the Best Indie Book Award (2023), is currently a finalist for the Chatelaine Award. The final in the series, A LADY'S RESILIENCE, published in March 2024. Previously, she has published short stories, poems, and non-fiction in small presses. She has co-written and starred in several short films and documentaries from MadLaw Media, including Big 5 Dive ( about scuba diving in the Great Lakes, and How to Be Sexy, a fictional short about confidence and self-worth.
Her newest series is titled The Ladies' Alpine Society, and will be published in August of 2024 by Dragonblade publishing.

She obtained dual BAs in Creative Writing and in Music from Cal State East Bay, and her MFA in Creative Writing from University of Alaska Anchorage. She has been a professional musician, bookstore employee, and is currently a healthcare worker.

In addition to fiction, Edie writes and reviews for the Historical Novel Society. You can keep up with her by subscribing to her newsletter or following her on Instagram or Facebook @authorEdieCay. You can also find her on her website,