Celebrate Pride Month: Queer Voices in YA Lit - 92Y, New York

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Celebrate Pride Month: Queer Voices in YA Lit

George Matthew Johnson, Anna Birch, Alexander London, and Aiden Thomas in Conversation with Christina Orlando
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Four prominent voices (George Matthew Johnson, Anna Birch, Alexander London, and Aiden Thomas) in young adult literature discuss why writing LGBTQ characters and stories is so important to them, both as writers and as readers.

With books ranging from fantasy to contemporary romance to memoir, these authors are centering marginalized voices for readers of all ages.

George Matthew Johnson: All Boys Aren't Blue
Anna Birch: I Kissed Alice
Alexander London: Black Wings Beating
Aiden Thomas: Cemetery Boys

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George M. Johnson

George M. Johnson is a writer and activist based in New York …

Anna Birch

Anna Birch was born ‘n’ raised in a rural area on the outskirts of Birmingham, Alabama …

Alexander London

Alex London is the beloved author of Black Wings Beating (Today Show Pick, two starred reviews) and Red Skies Falling

Aiden Thomas

Aiden Thomas, author of Cemetery Boys, received their MFA in Creative Writing from Mills College …

Christina Orlando

Christina Orlando is the Books Editor & Publicity Coordinator for Tor.com, where they get to be a book nerd all day …

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