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Anna-Marie McLemore

Anna-Marie McLemore grew up in a Mexican American family, and she writes her YA books from that space. She attended the University of Southern California on a Trustee Scholarship. A Lambda Literary Fellow, her work has been featured by the Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West, CRATE Literary Magazine's cratelit, Camera Obscura's Bridge the Gap Series, and The Portland Review. She is the author of The Weight of Feathers, a 2016 William C. Morris YA Debut Award Finalist, When the Moon Was Ours, a 2017 Stonewall Honor Book, and Wild Beauty. Bustle calls her latest novel, Blanca & Roaja, "the Latinx 'Swan Lake' retelling you've always wanted." She lives in Sacramento, California.

Review and excerpt on Bustle
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