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Mariah MacCarthy

Biography

Mariah MacCarthy

Mariah MacCarthy is an award-winning writer, performer and birth mother. They’ve written for BuzzFeed, Yes! magazine, LOOK magazine, The Brooklyn Rail and others. Their plays have been performed all over the world, and the New York Times called their immersive party play Mrs. Mayfield’s Fifth-Grade Class of ’93 20-Year Reunion “a lot of fun.” They live in Astoria with their cat, Sophie. SQUAD is their first novel.

Mariah MacCarthy

Books by Mariah MacCarthy

by Mariah MacCarthy - Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Gay & Lesbian, Sports, Young Adult 13+

Jenna Watson is a cheerleader. And her team is at the top of their game. But all that changes when Jenna’s best friend stops talking to her. Suddenly, she’s not getting invited out with the rest of the quad. While grappling with post-cheer life, Jenna explores things she never allowed herself to like, including LARPing and a relationship with a trans guy that feels a lot like love. When Jenna loses the sport and the friends she’s always loved, she has to ask herself: What else is left?