Renée J Anderson is an amateur plane-spotter, writer, and editor born in Battle Creek, Michigan.

Works in progress

The Clown Prince and the Mermaid, high-fantasy novel. Street clown and master string-puppeteer Jonquil discovers a mysterious woman washed up on the beach

The Muck Fields, a novel about Letha Victor, widow and mother, and her struggle to make ends meet in 1947 rural Michigan

In the Shade of Locusts, small stories about a big family

The Witch Shoal, a magical-realism novel set in northern Michigan. Graffiti artist Miguel, homeless and almost hopeless, meets Susanna, last owner of Corbieknowle, a onetime resort on its last legs