DEIRDRE SHAW
Deirdre is the author of LOVE OR SOMETHING LIKE IT (Random House, 2009).  She lives with her husband and young son in Los Angeles, where she writes for television.  Her TV credits include American Dreams, Close to Home, Life Unexpected, and Jane by Design.  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