Audrey Mei was born in Oakland, CA, and grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area before studying cello and biological psychology/pre-med in Boston (New England Conservatory of Music/Tufts University). Following graduation, she received a Fulbright Grant for graduate studies in cello performance at Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, Finland.
Since 2006, Audrey has been dedicated to writing prose and poetry and has been published in Gangway Literary Magazine and Glimmer Train among others, as well as participating for several years in the Berlin English language literary scene. She lives with her husband, daughter, and dog in either Germany or California. Drop her an email to find out which one!
Her upcoming books include:
Dr. Xav's Book of Sausages
Xavier P. Cole hates his life in Dallas, Texas. Then, when his best friend Greg suddenly dies, Xavier takes on a mission to find Greg's long-lost daughter in southern Germany from the time Greg served abroad in the army. Xavier travels to Germany, but soon out of cash in a foreign country, he takes on a job helping a local butcher and learns everything about German sausages that he never wanted to learn. Meanwhile, little does Xavier know that he is actually finding himself and learning to face the uncomfortable realities of those he left behind in Dallas.
The Song of the Earth
The dark swan song of Ariana on the brutal life of being single in Berlin, the party capital of Europe. A chic-lit literary fiction inspired by Gustav Mahler's symphonic poem The Song of the Earth, Siegried Lenz's Deutschstunde, and Christian Kracht's Faserland.
Your purchase of her book helps Audrey to live her dream of writing good books for readers who love to travel the world with multicultural fiction.
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