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Cori McCarthy

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Cori McCarthy is the acclaimed author of four YA novels, as well as a forthcoming coauthored space fantasy duology and a nonfiction picture book about Arab American poet Kahlil Gibran. Kirkus hailed their lyrical science fiction debut The Color of Rain as "an elegantly written and emotionally cathartic page-turner." Their futuristic thriller Breaking Sky is in development to become a major motion picture, and their contemporary You Were Here combines word art poetry, graphic novel, and prose. Cori's feminist romcom Now A Major Motion Picture is, according to Kirkus, "a war cry and a love letter...

Lilliam Rivera

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Lilliam Rivera is a 2016 Pushcart Prize winner and freelance writer with work in Tin House, The Los Angeles Times, and Latina, among others. Originally from the Bronx, New York, Lilliam now lives in Los Angeles with her family.