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5 Questions for Lauren Thoman

Born and raised in the suburbs of Philadelphia, PA, Lauren Thoman studied music education, though soon realized that the life of a band director was not for her. Her passion for pop culture and watching and analyzing movies and TV shows led her to become a frequent contributor to a number of prominent online pop […]

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5 Questions for Harper Glenn Monarch Rising Voyage YA

5 Questions for Harper Glenn

Harper Glenn is an author of fiction. In addition to creating literary works that unveil the psychological, sociological, and economic disparities in poverty-stricken regions around the world, they love vintage books, anatomy, and old cemeteries. Though born and raised in Georgia, Harper resides in Washington State. Monarch Rising is their debut novel. . . . […]

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5 Questions for Carol Dines

Carol Dines’s new young adult novel, The Take-Over Friend, finalist for the Achevan Prize, will be forthcoming from Fitzroy Books October, 2022. Her recent adult fiction, a collection of stories, This Distance We Call Love, won the Eric Hoffer Book Prize, 2022. In addition, her recent stories have been published in Ploughshares, Salamander, Narrative, Colorado […]

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Voyage YA Anthology Contest Results

Announcing the Voyage Anthology Contest Results

It’s contest announcement time! We had a hard time selecting just eight winners to include in our inaugural anthology! Our community is full of talented writers! Please make sure you celebrate yourselves for taking the leap and sharing your stories with us. We’re SO, SO excited to announce the winners of our Anthology Contest! Our […]

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5 Questions for Aaron H. Aceves Voyage YA

5 Questions for Aaron H. Aceves

Aaron H. Aceves (he/him) is a bisexual, Mexican-American writer born and raised in East L.A. He graduated from Harvard College and received his MFA from Columbia University. His fiction has appeared in jmww, Epiphany, and them., among other places. He currently lives in Texas, where he serves as an Early Career Provost Fellow at UT Austin, and his debut […]

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5 Questions for Madeleine Roux

Madeleine Roux is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the Asylum series, which has sold over a million copies worldwide. She is also the author of the House of Furies series, and several titles for adults, including Salvaged and Reclaimed. She has made contributions to Star Wars, World of Warcraft, and […]

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5 Questions for Claire Legrand

Claire Legrand used to be a musician until she realized she couldn’t stop thinking about the stories in her head. Now she is the New York Times bestselling author of eleven published novels, with more on the way. Her first novel is The Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls, one of the New York Public Library’s […]

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Announcing the Voyage Best Chapters Contest Results

It’s time for another contest announcement! We’re BEYOND excited to announce the winners of our Best Chapters Contest! It seems like making a decision each time gets harder and harder. There are so many talented writers and we are constantly in awe of you all! Please take a moment to pat yourself on the back […]

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5 Questions for Robin Gow

Robin Gow is a trans and queer poet, editor, and educator from rural Pennsylvania. Their books include A Million Quiet Revolutions and Blue Blood. They are the director and founder of Transcendent Connections, an organization that provides trans education resources to support trans youth. Gow also founded the New York City trans and queer reading […]

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5 Questions for Nadia Shammas and Sara Alfageeh

Nadia Shammas is an Arab-American writer born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. She is best known for being the writer and co-creator of SQUIRE, a YA Middle Eastern fantasy graphic novel set to be published by HarperCollins in February 2022 (art and co-created by Sara Alfageeh). She’s also the creator and curator of CORPUS: A […]

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5 Questions for Deborah Falaye Voyage YA Blood Scion

5 Questions for Deborah Falaye

Deborah Falaye is a Nigerian Canadian young adult author. She grew up in Lagos, Nigeria, where she spent her time devouring African Literature, pestering her grandma for folktales, and tricking her grandfather into watching Passions every night. When she’s not writing about fierce Black girls with bad-ass magic, she can be found obsessing over all things reality TV. […]

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5 Questions for Traci Chee

Traci Chee is a best-selling and award-winning author of books for young people, including the instant New York Times bestseller and Kirkus Prize Finalist The Reader and Printz Honor Book, Walter Award Honoree, and National Book Award Finalist We Are Not Free. Her forthcoming title is A Thousand Steps into Night, a Japanese-influenced young adult fantasy. When she isn’t writing, she enjoys […]

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