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Jeff Hirsch

Biography

Jeff Hirsch

I'm originally from Richmond, VA but now live in Astoria, NY with my wife who blogs and writes books about sewing and our two cats who don't contribute anywhere near as much to society.

I went to undergrad in North Carolina (studied acting) and then headed out to San Diego and got an MFA in dramatic writing.

I know how to escape from a strait jacket while suspended from the ceiling by my ankles.

If I ever have a dog I think I'd like to name him Jerry Lee Lewis.

I'm torn as to whether the coolest living human is A) Tom Waits or B) Prince.

Jeff Hirsch

Books by Jeff Hirsch

by Jeff Hirsch - Adventure, Fiction, Science Fiction, Young Adult 13+

Will the Class of 2049 be the last class ever? Lucy Weaver has her future all figured out. Make an appearance at prom, ditch graduation and then head out on a road trip with her boyfriend, Luke. But when everyone’s phones start to ring halfway through the dance, Lucy knows something terrible has happened. Decades of climate change have left the world teetering on the brink --- entire cities drowned, violent extremism on the rise, millions of refugees with nowhere to turn. Is this the night it finally slips over the edge?

by Jeff Hirsch - Dystopian, Dystopian Fiction, Fiction, Science Fiction

Seventeen-year-old Cardinal has escaped the virus that ravaged his town, leaving its victims alive but without their memories. He chooses to remain in the quarantined zone, caring for a group of orphaned kids in a mountain camp with the help of the former brutal school bully, now transformed by the virus into his best friend. But then a strong-willed and mysterious young woman appears, and the closed-off world Cardinal has created begins to crumble.

by Jeff Hirsch - Fiction, Military, Young Adult 12+

A civil war rages between the Glorious Path --- a militant religion based on the teachings of a former US soldier --- and what's left of the US government. Fifteen-year-old Callum Roe and his younger brother, James, were captured and forced to convert six years ago. Cal has been working in the Path's dog kennels, and is very close to becoming one of the Path's deadliest secret agents.

by Jeff Hirsch - Fiction, Science Fiction

On one side of the Rift is a technological paradise without famine or want. On the other side is a mystery.

by Jeff Hirsch - Fiction, Science Fiction, Young Adult 12+

In the aftermath of a war, America’s landscape has been ravaged and two-thirds of the population left dead from a vicious strain of influenza. Fifteen-year-old Stephen Quinn and his family were among the few that survived and became salvagers, roaming the country in search of material to trade. But when Stephen’s grandfather dies and his father falls into a coma after an accident, Stephen finds his way to Settler’s Landing, a community that seems too good to be true.