VERY PASADENA BY LIAN DOLAN

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Lian Dolan

Lian Dolan is a writer and podcaster. Besides her regular column for Pasadena Magazine, she’s the author of two LA Times best-selling novels, Helen of Pasadena and Elizabeth the First Wife. Her next novel, The Sweeney Sisters, will be published by Harper Collins in April 2020. She also hosts Satellite Sisters, a long-running podcast. She graduated from Pomona College in Claremont, California with a degree in Classics. She lives in Pasadena with her husband, two sons, and one big German shepherd.