Zoe Brook currently lives in the Pacific Northwest near Seattle, where she works as a stagehand. She graduated from The Evergreen State College after studying the interactions of social movements, queer history, literature, and sexuality. She continues to follow her passion for learning and writing as she focuses on her novels and begins her career.
Some of the topics she’s interested in include theatre, graphic storytelling, sexuality, and community education.
She has participated in the National Novel Writing Month Challenge, and after succeeding for six of the seven previous years she hopes to continue the tradition. As a high school student her writing was featured in Seattle Aquarium’s 2013 Creativity Inspiring Conservation Student Art Exhibition; Zoe’s short story Her Balance won first place in the Dungeness River Audubon Center’s High School writing contest in 2014; she published a short story in Olympic College’s literary art magazine Blended in 2015; she published four essays in the Voices of Youth Advocates series Teen Underground between 2014 and 2016; and in 2018 her work was featured in Seattle Erotic Art Festival’s Literary Anthology.
Zoe Brook’s pronouns are she/her/they.
Some of her current favorite books and authors:
My Most Excellent Year by Steve Kluger.
Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz.
Sea of Poppies by Amitav Ghosh.
Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson.
Bats of the Republic by Zachary Thomas Dodson.
The Summer Prince by Alaya Dawn Johnson.
Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi.
Dread Nation by Justina Ireland.
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