Z.D. Wittner. An admirer of the American South - its history, culture and specific identity, as well as of tattoos and good bourbon. Her favorite writers include Ernest Hemingway, William Faulkner, John Steinbeck, Donna Tartt, Raymond Chandler, Dashiell Hammett, Cormac McCarthy, Thomas Harris, Nic Pizzolatto and Stephen King. She plays bass guitar and loves watching quality TV shows, specially True Detective and Twin Peaks. When not writing, she is working as a QA software engineer. Road to Little Star is her first novel.