Courtney Maum

COURTNEY MAUM is the author of the novels Costalegre, TouchI Am Having So Much Fun Here Without You, and the handbook Before and After the Book Deal: A writer’s guide to finishing, publishing, promoting, and surviving your first book, forthcoming from Catapult. Her writing has been widely published in such outlets as BuzzFeed, the New York Times, O, the Oprah Magazine, and Modern Loss. She is the founder of the learning collaborative, The Cabins, and she also runs a service called “The Query Doula” where she helps writers prepare their manuscripts and query letters for an agent’s eyes. Her website is

Books by Courtney Maum