November 22, 2017

The Advocate's Toolbox

Living with Ghosts: Nina LaCour on “We Are Okay”

Award-winning author Nina LaCour discusses her latest YA novel, “We Are Okay,” a lyrical look at a teen’s attempt to cope with past trauma.

Literacy Is Magic: Traci Chee on World-Building, Fantasy, and “The Reader”

SLJ caught up with debut YA fantasy author Traci Chee and talked about her path to publishing, the need for diversity in genre teen fiction, and her writing process.