C. D. "Cyndee" Gerard is a New-England born, California raised resident of Minnesota. She has a Master's Degree in literature and taught literature and composition in various colleges throughout Southern California and Minnesota.
Her first love as a child was poetry. She won the Ina Coolbrith prize for poetry in 2006. After leaving California during the 2009 recession, she decided to pursue her dream of writing a novel. Her first novel "Because You're the First," was published in 2012.
She has resided in the Twin Cities area since 2010. Married 30 years to her husband Tony, she has a son and a daughter.
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