About Fayette

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Fayette Fox is a published novelist, professional writer, hiker, and world traveler, based in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Her debut novel “The Deception Artist“, is literary fiction about childhood and make-believe, truth and lies. Originally published in the UK by Myriad Editions in 2013, the book was published in North America by Roaring Forties Press in 2015. Learn more about the novel, read reviews, and check out Fayette’s print and radio interviews.

After three years of freelance writing for a range of companies, she now is delighted to have co-workers again, empowering small businesses as a Content Specialist at Square. She also writes for Jaunty, an organization that teaches social intelligence. Additionally, she helps people put their best foot forward and find love as the Co-Founder of My Love Ninja, a boutique OkCupid profile makeover service. She is a former commissioning editor for Lonely Planet Publications. She holds an MA in Publishing from the London College of Communication and a BA in Creative Writing from Hampshire College.

Fayette has trekked the Nepalese Himalayas, taught sex-ed to teenage girls in India, harvested pumpkins on an organic farm in the Netherlands, radio-tracked echidnas in Australia, and been attacked by a giant, Japanese centipede. (She survived.) A Bay Area native, Fayette has lived in Massachusetts, London, and Washington, DC. These days she’s happy to call Oakland, California home and is learning how to make sourdough bread.