Alumni Authors

The University of Redlands is excited to feature the work of our many published authors! If you have published a book and want to share it, please submit your work using the link below. We will rotate through those submitted by featuring them on this page, and are working on compiling a guide that fellow alumni can reference.

Our first "Writer's Room" virtual event launched at Homecoming 2020 and continued with a series in Spring 2021. You can view the recordings of these sessions below. If you are interested in learning more about "Writer's Room" or have an idea for a future event, email

Alumni Authors

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Featured Author: Marjetta Geerling'95

Pen Name: Mara Wells

Genre: Romantic Fiction

Link to Purchase:

MaraWellsColdNoseWarmHeart.jpgCold Nose, Warm Heart

“Full of humor and heart…Animal lovers will delight in the large cast of canine supporting characters in this well-paced romance.”

-Publishers Weekly

A Tail for Two

"This second chance romance is sure to enchant."

-Publishers Weekly

Paws for Love

 “A warm and cuddly ride.”

-Kirkus Reviews


Virtual Event Recordings

The Road to Publication: Featuring Marjetta Geerling '95, Kimberly Gordon Biddle '87, Pete McCall '94 and Eddie Loussararian '02 (MBA)
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The Writing Community: featuring Marjetta Geerling '95, Kimberly Gordon Biddle '87, and Emily Sernaker '09
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The Creative Process: Featuring Marjetta Geerling '95, Kimberly Gordon Biddle '87, and Dev Jannerson '08 
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Query Letter Workshop: Featuring Marjetta Geerling '95, Kimberly Gordon Biddle '87, and Cory Eckert '06
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