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Angie Sage: King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table

Angie Sage is an English author of children's literature, including the best selling Septimus Heap series, the TodHunter Moon trilogy, and the Araminta Spookie series. She attended the Art School in Leicester, studying Illustration and Graphic Design. After college she developed her...

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Amy Kim Kibuishi: A Wrinkle in Time

Amy Kim Kibuishi has been drawing and writing in earnest since she was ten years old. She graduated from the School of Visual Arts with a degree in Cartooning and is the creator of Sorcerers & Secretaries, a graphic novel...

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Nina Mata: Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale

Author and Illustrator Nina Mata is the #1 New York Times Bestselling Illustrator of "I Promise" by LeBron James (nominated for the 52nd NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literature). She is also a 2021 Theodor Seuss Geisel Honoree for her work in "Ty's Travels, Zip Zoom by...

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Natasha Lester: Slouching Towards Bethlehem

Natasha Lester worked as a marketing executive for L'Oreal before penning the New York Times and internationally bestselling novel The Paris Orphan. She is also the author of the USA Today bestseller The Paris Seamstress and The Paris Secret. When she's not writing, she loves collecting...

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Nawaaz Ahmed: Invisible Cities

Nawaaz Ahmed was born in Tamil Nadu, India. Before turning to writing, he was a computer scientist, researching search algorithms for Yahoo. He holds an MFA from University of Michigan–Ann Arbor and is the winner of several Hopwood Awards. He is...

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Jenn Shapland: Silent Spring

Jenn Shapland is a writer and archivist living in New Mexico. Her first book, My Autobiography of Carson McCullers, was a finalist for the 2020 National Book Award and won the Lambda Literary award. She has a PhD in English from...

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