Category: Coming of Age

Blum
Isaac
Isaac Blum (he/him) is a writer and educator. He’s taught English at several colleges and universities, a…
Garrett
Camryn
Camryn Garrett was born and raised in New York. She began her writing career at thirteen, when she was se…
Jean
Emiko
Emiko Jean is the New York Times and indie bestselling author of Mika in Real Life—a GMA book club pick, …
Kirkwood
Kathlyn J.
Born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee, Kathlyn J Kirkwood is the author of Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me…
Méndez
Alexandra
Alexandra V. Méndez is a writer, teacher, and scholar who grew up bilingual in Decatur, Georgia, with fam…
Moulite
Maika and Maritza
Maika Moulite is a Miami native and the daughter of Haitian immigrants. She loves writing: books, think p…
Perry
Jamar J.
As a young, quiet boy, stories for Jamar. J. Perry helped to shape who he is today; they were windows int…
Reyes
Sonora
Born and raised in Arizona, Sonora Reyes is the author of The Lesbiana's Guide to Catholic School and the…
Sayrafiezadeh
Saïd
Saïd Sayrafiezadeh was born in Brooklyn and raised in Pittsburgh. Most recently, he is the author of the …
Stamper
J.E.
J.E. Stamper is the author of Ugly Me, a stunningly written fictional tale based on the real-life experie…
Winston
Sherri
Sherri Winston is a proud mama of two beautiful daughters. She is also a lover of cupcakes, cooking shows…
Wurth
Erika T.
Erika T. Wurth’s novel White Horse is a New York Times editors pick, a Good Morning America buzz pick, an…