Nova Ren Suma is the author of A Room Away from the Wolves, the #1 New York Times bestselling The Walls Around Us, and more.

A Room Away from the Wolves

by Nova Ren Suma • Edgar Award finalist for Best Young Adult Novel
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The Walls Around Us

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With 13 short stories from bold new voices and writing advice from YA icons, this unique compilation reveals the magic of reading and writing YA.


Stories featured in It's a Whole Spiel, Slasher Girls & Monster Boys, and Toil & Trouble. Essay featured in Here We Are: Feminism for the Real World.

Nova Ren Suma is the author of A Room Away from the Wolves and the #1 New York Times bestselling The Walls Around Us, both finalists for an Edgar Award for Best Young Adult Novel. She also wrote the novels Imaginary Girls17 & Gone, and Dani Noir and is co-editor of the story & writing craft anthology FORESHADOW: Stories to Celebrate the Magic of Reading & Writing YA. She has an MFA in fiction from Columbia University and teaches creative writing at the University of Pennsylvania and Vermont College of Fine Arts. She grew up in the Hudson Valley, spent most of her adult life in New York City, and now lives in Philadelphia.

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