THE BELIEF IN Angels, Dylan's debut novel, was written over the course of many years while she worked a number of BFA-related jobs, including waitressing, teaching, corporate training, nursing, interior design, directing, parenting and reluctant housewifery. She volunteered with Boulder County's Voices for Children program as a CASA for 15 years and with the San Diego Girls Rising program as a mentor. Dylan is a member of the Women's National Book Association of Los Angeles. She is married and lives in San Diego.

Winner of the 2018 IAN BOOK AWARD and a 2018 WISHING SHELF BOOK AWARD Finalist, Winner of the 2015 THEODOR S. GEISEL AWARD, Winner of the 2015 SAN DIEGO BOOK AWARD for General Fiction, Winner of the 2014 USA BEST BOOK AWARD for Cross-Genre Fiction and a 2015 INDIE EXCELLENCE AWARD Finalist for Literary Fiction as well as a 2015 IPPY Winner, a 2014 USA BEST BOOK AWARD Finalist, a 2015 KINDLE BOOK AWARD Finalist and a 2015 LEAPFROG PRESS AWARD Honorable Mention for the adapted Young Adult version of the THE BELIEF IN Angels.

For Speaking Engagements, Radio, T.V. and Book Club appearances contact: CheneryPress@gmail.com

Stay in touch via her webpage: www.jdylanyates.com

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