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Adam Silvera

Adam Silvera wasn’t always a bestselling young adult author, but he has always worked with literature for young people. Initially a children’s bookseller and book reviewer, Silvera later worked for a creative literary company and a website that mentored teenage writers. When he was young, Silvera set a goal for himself to be published by the age of twenty-five, and he just made it. His first novel, More Happy Than Not, was published in June of 2015. The novel focuses on a Bronx teen who erases his memory so as to forget that he is gay. Silvera published two more books in 2017: They Both Die at the End and History Is All You Left Me. Both novels deal with gay relationships, life, death, and love. They Both Die at the End was a bestseller and named a best book of of the year by School Library Journal, Booklist, Kirkus, Bustle, Book Riot, Buzzfeed, Paste, and BookPage. His newest book is a collaboration with Becky Albertalli, What If It’s Us?

Interview with Publishers Weekly
Interview with Entertainment Weekly
Buy What If It's Us?