Deanna Kimberly Burrell is a successful businesswoman, marketing maven, published author, insightful blogger, and popular speaker.

Her first book, Voted Most Creative: Perspectives on Life, Love, and the Pursuit of Happiness, is a collection of poems and essays that inspire creativity, growth, and self-expression.

Her most recent work, Single Girl Summer, is her first novel and it’s more than just a story of sophisticated friends having fun in the big city. Single Girl Summer is a celebration of women that showcases Deanna’s keen understanding of how every woman needs a balance of family, friendship, and love in their lives. Single Girl Summer has received rave reviews in Jet Magazine, the Chicago Defender, N’Digo, the Chicago Tribune RedEye, Goodreads, and many blogs. For more information, visit www.SingleGirlSummer.com.

Deanna is a graduate of Northwestern University who lives, works, and plays in Chicago.