M. M. De Voe writes internationally acclaimed fiction and poetry. Her first collection of short fiction, A Flash of Darkness, debuted in 2023 and she was dubbed “Femme-Kafka” by novelist Terese Svoboda. She is the founder of the literary nonprofit Pen Parentis, and the author of the hilarious writing guide, Book & Baby: The Complete Guide to Managing Chaos and Becoming a Wildly Successful Writer-Parent, which won first place in writing/publishing at the 2021 Indie Awards. Every Sunday, followers enjoy her free newsletter, “This is Ridiculous” on mmdevoe.substack.com. She lives in Manhattan where she spends her days reveling in irony.