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LitFest: Anthologies (with Dahlia Adler & Shaun David Hutchinson)

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Teens , Adults

Program Description

Event Description


Join authors Dahlia Adler (COOL FOR THE SUMMER) and Shaun David Hutchinson (A COMPLICATED LOVE STORY SET IN SPACE) as we discuss anthologies on Facebook! Anthologies have become a popular choice for readers, especially in the Young Adult genre. Anthologies are collections of short stories on a similar topic written by various authors. Two authors, who have also acted as editor of and contributor to various anthologies are here to discuss the process of creating, writing, and editing these collections.


This is one of many events happening this month for LitFest 2021. For a full breakdown of other programs, visit: www.metrolibrary.org/litfest

ABOUT THE AUTHORS:

Dahlia Adler is an Editor of mathematics by day, LGBTQ Reads overlord and Buzzfeed book blogger by night, and an author of Young Adult and Romance at every spare moment in between. Her novels include the Daylight Falls duology, Just Visiting, the Radleigh University trilogy, and Indie Next pick Cool for the Summer; she is the editor of the anthologies His Hideous Heart (a Junior Library Guild selection), That Way Madness Lies, and At the Stroke of Midnight (Flatiron Books, 2022); and her short stories can be found in those collections as well as The Radical Element, All Out, and It's a Whole Spiel. Dahlia lives in New York with her family and an obscene number of books, and can be found on Twitter and Instagram as @MissDahlELama.

Shaun David Hutchinson is the author of numerous books for young adults, including The Past and Other Things That Should Stay Buried, The Apocalypse of Elena Mendoza, At the Edge of the Universe, and We Are the Ants. He also edited the anthologies Violent Ends and Feral Youth and wrote the memoir Brave Face, which chronicles his struggles with depression and coming out during his teenage years. He lives in Seattle, where he enjoys drinking coffee, yelling at the TV, and eating cake. Visit him at ShaunDavidHutchinson.com or on Twitter @ShaunieDarko.

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