Paula R. Hilton is a novelist who explores the ways deeply flawed people can still be forces of good in the world. She earned her bachelor's degree in English from the University of Pittsburgh and an MFA from the University of New Orleans. Her fiction, essays, and poetry have appeared on the Feminine Collective, and NPR's This I Believe website, as well as in a number of literary journals, including Smoky Blue Literary and Arts Magazine, The Tulane Review, Kalliope, and Ellipsis. Hilton's debut novel, Little Miss Chaos, received the Kirkus star for books of exceptional merit. The novel was also a short-listed finalist in the William Faulkner Creative Writing Competition. She is currently working on Daphne and the Delirious Girls, her second novel. She lives in Florida with her husband, son and daughter.