Tara Cheesman-Olmsted lives on the East Coast of the United States, where she spends most of her free time engrossed in a book. After three decades of reading English literature she decided to see what the rest of the world had to offer. She’s now an active member of a growing online community dedicated to promoting international authors and books in translation. Her reviews can be found across the Internet, including on the sites Literary Kicks, Necessary Fiction, and Harriet (the blog of the Poetry Foundation). Since 2009 she’s written the blog BookSexy Review under the pen name tolmsted.