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Saturday, July 9 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
LGBTQA in YA

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We're way past coming out stories (though we love those, too). This panel will discuss LGBTQA in YA--where we've come from, where we are, where we have to go

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avatar for Jordan Hamessley

Jordan Hamessley

Jordan Hamessley is the senior editor of the children's division at Insight Editions in the Bay Area. Insight is known for great licensed books including many Harry Potter projects! She is actively building the children's list. Prior to Insight, Jordan edited and developed content... Read More →
avatar for Mark Oshiro

Mark Oshiro

Mark Oshiro is the force behind Mark Reads and Mark Watches, where he chronicles his unspoiled journey through various television and book series. Since 2009 when Mark discovered Harry Potter, Mark has been subjecting himself to the emotional journey that one takes when they enter... Read More →
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Lindsay Ribar

Author, PenguinTeen
Lindsay Ribar is the author of the YA novels THE PROS OF CONS (co-written with Alison Cherry and Michelle Schusterman); ROCKS FALL, EVERYONE DIES; THE ART OF WISHING; and THE FOURTH WISH. She spent nine years as a literary agent, and now works in contracts at DAW Books. Ask her about... Read More →
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Mary Elizabeth Summer

Mary Elizabeth Summer contributes to the delinquency of minors by writing books about unruly teenagers with criminal leanings. She has a BA in creative writing from Wells College, and her philosophy on life is “you can never go wrong with sriracha sauce.” She lives in Portland... Read More →
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Lilah Vandenburgh

Lilah Vandenburgh has a BsC in film directing from Boston University and an MFA in film directing from Columbia University. She is writer/director of the multi-award winning short BITCH and has worked as a film editor, and a music video director for Black Dog/RSA. She recently co-wrote... Read More →


Saturday July 9, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm PDT
La Sirena II