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Saturday, April 13 • 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Young Adult Fiction: Friends and "Friends"

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Figuring out other people is hard enough, but knowing yourself can be significantly more difficult. The characters in novels from Cecil Castellucci, Julie Buxbaum and Aminah Mae Safi all struggle to find themselves while also reckoning with complicated relationships and confusing situations.

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Zan Romanoff

Zan Romanoff is the author of "A Song to Take the World Apart" and "Grace and the Fever," out now, as well as "Look" which is forthcoming from Dial Books for Young Readers in spring 2020. She's a full-time freelance writer whose work has appeared in Buzzfeed, Eater, GQ, The LA Times... Read More →

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Julie Buxbaum

Julie Buxbaum  is the author of YA novel "What to Say Next," as well as the New York Times bestseller "Tell Me Three Things," her debut young adult novel. She also wrote the critically acclaimed "The Opposite of Love" and "After You." Her work has been translated into twenty-five... Read More →
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Cecil Castellucci

Cecil Castellucci is the author of books and graphic novels for young adults including "Boy Proof," "The Plain Janes," "Soupy Leaves Home," "The Year of the Beasts," "Tin Star," and the Eisner nominated "Odd Duck." In 2015 she co-authored "Moving Target: A Princess Leia Adventure... Read More →
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Aminah Mae Safi

Aminah Mae Safi is a Muslim-American writer who explores art, fiction, feminism, and film. She's the winner of the We Need Diverse Books short story contest. She lives in Los Angeles, California, with her partner and two cats. She is the author of NOT THE GIRLS YOU'RE LOOKING FOR... Read More →

Saturday April 13, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm PDT
YA Stage Presented by HS Insider, Signing Area 9