Young Adult New Voices

Young Adult New Voices

May 31, 2020, 3:00 PM - 3:40 PM

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Discover your next favorite author at this BookCon event introducing four fresh voices in young adult. Fans of suspense, coming-of-age graphic novels, and historical thrillers will all find something to love here as Angeline Boulley, Mike Curato, Amanda McCrina, and Kiku Hughes discuss the road to publication, what makes compelling characters and worlds, and why YA is the perfect space for timely, topical discussions.  

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  • Angeline Boulley


    Angeline Boulley, an enrolled member of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, is a storyteller who writes about her Ojibwe community in...

  • Amanda McCrina


    Amanda McCrina was homeschooled through high school and graduated from the University of West Georgia with a BA in history and political science. For...

  • Mike Curato


    Mike Curato is the author and illustrator of the Little Elliot series and has illustrated a number of other books for children, including Worm Loves...

  • Kiku Hughes


    Kiku Hughes is a cartoonist and illustrator based in the Seattle area. Her work has been featured in Beyond Anthology volumes 1 and 2, Short Box #6...

  • Sara Faring


    Born in Los Angeles, Sara Faring is a multilingual Argentine American fascinated by literary puzzles. After working in investment banking at J.P....