Author(s): Joy McCullough
Based on the true story of iconic Renaissance painter Artemisia Gentileschi, McCullough's bold debut novel is a portrait of an artist as a young woman, filled with the soaring highs of creative inspiration and the devastating setbacks of a system built to break her.
Joy McCullough writes books and plays from her home in the Seattle area, where she lives with her husband and two children. She studied theater at Northwestern University, fell in love with her husband atop a Guatemalan volcano, and now spends her days surrounded by books and kids and chocolate. Blood Water Paint is her debut novel. www.joymccullough.com @jmcwrites