In the midst of release week, I was surprised by a new review of A Room Away from the Wolves from NPR! I don’t usually read reviews, but I happened to read this one, and I came away feeling very understood.
My fifth novel is out in the world! I was so thrilled to celebrate the release of A Room Away from the Wolves at a some wonderful bookstores during release week, and with so many wonderful people!
Would you like to do a writing retreat with me next year? The 2019 YA Novel Workshop at the beautiful Djerassi Resident Artists Program in California will be May 4–10, and I’m seeking 10 YA writers to join me!
My new book is out September 4, and I’ll be traveling around this fall to help promote it! I’ll be launching the book in NYC and Philly, and then doing events in Boston, Rhinebeck, Woodstock, Providence, Austin, Dallas, and more!
There’s a new venue to publish YA short stories, a project of my heart! Together with Emily X.R. Pan, we created FORESHADOW: A Serial YA Anthology and we’ve launched our debut issue and a fundraiser to pay all our contributors!
My dream to write about witches has come true! Now on sale and available wherever books are sold is Toil & Trouble, a fantastic YA anthology full of feminist stories about witches, edited by Jessica Spotswood and Tess Sharpe.
I have a special incentive for you if you decide to pre-order my new book, A Room Away from the Wolves! A pre-order giveaway is open through September 3 for some gorgeous goodies… and two grand prizes!
Things are still happening for The Walls Around Us, including foreign sales that are giving the book more chances to connect with readers worldwide! So far, the book has sold in nine territories, with hopefully more to come!
I have a short story in an upcoming YA anthology of Jewish authors edited by Katherine Locke and Laura Silverman. It’s a Whole Spiel features a fantastic roster of contributors and is forthcoming from Knopf in Fall 2019.
Registration for the big annual summer SCBWI conference in Los Angeles is live… and I’m on faculty this year! I’m giving two talks and I’m also teaching two Monday writing intensives!
I’ve always wanted to write a story about witches… and now I get to do so for an upcoming YA anthology edited by Tess Sharpe and Jessica Spotswood: Toil & Trouble, a feminist collection of witchy stories is coming in 2018 from Harlequin Teen.
This post is for the writers out there… Considering applying for my 2017 YA novel workshop-retreat at the Djerassi Resident Artists Program in Woodside, California? It will be held June 18–24, and the deadline is fast approaching on April 5!