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Sunday, April 14 • 10:30am - 11:30am
Young Adult Fiction: Who Am I Anyway?

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When the characters in these panelists' novels went looking for themselves, they discovered a creative practice that paved their way to personal catharsis. Join Kayla Cagan, Brandy Colbert, Sarah Enni and Sandhya Menon for a discussion of their artsy characters in their most recent young adult novels.

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Elissa Sussman

Elissa Sussman is the author of "Stray" and "Burn," YA fairy tales about a world where only women can perform magic, but their powers are considered a curse. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and their rescue mutt, Basil.

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Kayla Cagan

Kayla Cagan's first book, "Piper Perish," received universal praise and was a Barnes & Noble Best Book of the Month in 2017. "Piper Perish" was also picked as a Spirit of Texas High School Reading Program 2018 selection. Her second book, "Art Boss," called "an engaging portrait of... Read More →
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Brandy Colbert

Brandy Colbert is the critically acclaimed author of the novels "Pointe," "Finding Yvonne," and Stonewall Award winner "Little & Lion." Born and raised in Springfield, Missouri, she now lives and writes in Los Angeles.
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Sarah Enni

Sarah Enni produces and hosts the First Draft podcast, where she encourages other writers like Tomi Adeyemi, Victoria Aveyard, and Becky Albertalli to spill their juicy secrets. "Tell Me Everything" is her first novel.
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Sandhya Menon

Sandhya Menon is the New York Times bestselling author of "When Dimple Met Rishi," "From Twinkle, With Love," and "There's Something About Sweetie." A full-time dog-servant and part-time writer, she makes her home in the foggy mountains of Colorado.

Sunday April 14, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am PDT
YA Stage Presented by HS Insider, Signing Area 9