Live Stream: "Risky Behavior” Emily X. R. Pan and Nova Ren Suma present Foreshadow, with Rachel Hylton and Sophie Meridien

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Created by New York Times bestselling authors Emily X. R. Pan and Nova Ren Suma, Foreshadow is so much more than a short story collection. A trove of unforgettable fiction makes up the beating heart of this book, and the accompanying essays offer an ode to young adult literature, as well as practical advice to writers. Featured in print for the first time, the thirteen stories anthologized here were originally released via the buzzed-about online platform Foreshadow. Ranging from contemporary romance to mind-bending fantasy, the Foreshadow stories showcase underrepresented voices and highlight the beauty and power of YA fiction. Each piece is selected and introduced by a YA luminary, among them Gayle Forman, Laurie Halse Anderson, Jason Reynolds, and Sabaa Tahir. What makes these memorable stories tick? What sparked them? How do authors build a world or refine a voice or weave in that deliciously creepy atmosphere to bring their writing to the next level? Addressing these questions and many more are essays and discussions on craft and process by Nova Ren Suma and Emily X. R. Pan.This unique compilation reveals and celebrates the magic of reading and writing for young adults. 

Nova Ren Suma is co-creator of FORESHADOW: A Serial YA Anthology and the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling The Walls Around Us, which was an Edgar Award finalist. She also wrote Imaginary Girls and 17 & Gone. She has an MFA in fiction from Columbia University and teaches writing at Vermont College of Fine Arts and the University of Pennsylvania. Originally from the Hudson Valley, she spent most of her adult life in New York City and now lives in Philadelphia.


Emily X.R. Pan is co-creator of FORESHADOW: A Serial YA Anthology  and the New York Times bestselling author of The Astonishing Color of After, which won the APALA and Walter Honor Awards and was longlisted for the Carnegie Medal. She lives in Brooklyn, New York. Visit Emily online at exrpan.com, and find her on Twitter and Instagram: @exrpan.

Rachel Hylton lives in the mountains of western North Carolina. She received her MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts, where she was the recipient of the Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Prize and the In a Nutshell Short Story Award. When not writing or teaching, Rachel is usually hiking, reading, or hanging from a dance trapeze. Out of respect, she no longer eats lobster. You can find her on Instagram @rachelinmountains or Twitter @rachelhyltonx.


Sophie Meridien is a teen librarian and writer currently residing in South Florida. When she isn’t throwing her favorite books at teenagers, you can find her working on her YA novel, drinking heavily sweetened coffee, and stressing out over the New York Yankees. You can find her on Twitter: @sophiesticates.Rachel Hylton lives in the mountains of western North Carolina. She received her MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts, where she was the recipient of the Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Prize and the In a Nutshell Short Story Award. When not writing or teaching, Rachel is usually hiking, reading, or hanging from a dance trapeze. Out of respect, she no longer eats lobster. You can find her on Instagram @rachelinmountains or Twitter @rachelhyltonx.

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Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 7:00pm
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Foreshadow: Stories to Celebrate the Magic of Reading and Writing YA Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781643750798
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - October 20th, 2020