About Catalina Claussen

Catalina Claussen is a southwestern storyteller, young adult novelist, and poet whose works include young adult novels Diamonds at Dusk (2016), Diamonds at Dawn (2018), Holding on to Hope (2020), and the short story collection Being Home: A Southwestern Almanac (2020).

Born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada and now a long-time resident of the Mimbres Valley, New Mexico Claussen has gained a deep appreciation of the people and the land.

She has been recognized by the Arizona-New Mexico Book Awards, Wishing Shelf Book Awards (in the UK), and the New Apple Book Awards for Independent Publishing.

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