YA Pride

Dahlia Adler is an Associate Editor of Mathematics by day, a Copy Editor by night, and a YA author and blogger at every spare moment in between. She lives in New York City with her husband and their overstuffed bookshelves.

Kenneth Logan grew up in Freehold, NJ, and taught high school English in Vermont and San Francisco. Currently, he’s a PhD student in literacy education at New York University. He lives in Brooklyn.

Adam Silvera was born and raised in the Bronx. He has worked in the publishing industry as a children’s bookseller, marketing assistant at a literary development company, and book reviewer of children’s and young adult novels. His debut novel, More Happy Than Not, received multiple starred reviews and is a New York Times bestseller, and Adam was selected as a Publishers Weekly Flying Start. He writes full-time in New York City and is tall for no reason.

Jenn Marie Thorne graduated from NYU-Tisch with a BFA in drama and quickly realized she was having more fun writing plays, short films, and superhero webisodes than actually performing in them. She lives and writes in beautiful Gulfport, Florida, alongside her husband, two sons, and hound dog Molly.

Moderator: Cristina Arreola is the Books Editor at Bustle.com.