Author Page: Maxine Kaplan

Maxine Kaplan was born in Washington, DC. She and her twin sister spent their early childhoods trotting behind their journalist parents as they traveled around the world, eventually settling in Brooklyn, NY. Maxine graduated from Oberlin College in 2007.


Following a long stint in the world of publishing, she has worked as a private investigator since 2009. She lives in her adopted hometown of Brooklyn, NY, with her dimwitted, but soulful cat.

Her books areThe Accidental Bad Girl (2018, Starred Review in Publishers Weekly), available in paperback, and Wench (2021).


Bio taken from Maxine Kaplan’s website

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