Abigail Clarkin

Abigail can often be found holding a book in one hand and an ice cream cone in the other. When she is not devouring stories (or dessert), Abigail trains for marathons and writes poetry about growing up with eight brothers and sisters. She enjoys working at both a private high school by the ocean and a charming, small library in the woods of Rhode Island. Instagram: @thatoceanstategirlreads

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