Lindsey J. Palmer is a writer, editor, and educator. She worked in the magazine industry for seven years, including stints as Features Editor at Self, and previously at Redbook and Glamour. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, she earned a Master of Arts in English Education from Teachers College, Columbia University, and taught A.P. Literature and Creative Writing at a Manhattan public school for three years. Nowadays, she’s a scriptwriter at BrainPOP, an animated educational site for kids. Lindsey lives in Brooklyn with her husband and baby daughter.
Lindsey’s third novel, Otherwise Engaged (Hardcover, Skyhorse, Feb 2019; Paperback, March 2021) follows on the heels of Pretty in Ink (Kensington, 2014), a hilarious satire of the world of magazine publishing, and If We Lived Here (Kensington, 2015), a witty and heartfelt exploration a couple’s search for commitment—to each other and to their first apartment. In her Otherwise Engaged, Lindsey turns her attention to marriage and the wedding industrial complex. The rock-solid bond of newly engaged couple Molly and Gabe gets shaken when Gabe’s novel, a thinly veiled account of his relationship with his wild ex-girlfriend, becomes a national sensation. As fact and fiction, and past and present, start to blur, and it’s a countdown to the couple’s wedding day, Molly is forced to confront some hard truths about herself and her relationship.
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