|Amber Keyser will take us to the edge of YA in April!|
Amber Keyser is a former ballerina and evolutionary biologist, who writes both fiction and nonfiction for tweens and teens. Her newest book is Sneakers Unlaced: A History of Athletic Shoes (Twenty-First Century Books). Forthcoming titles include The Way Back from Broken, a YA contemporary novel from Carolrhoda Lab (Fall 2015) and The V-Word, an anthology of essays about first-time sexual experiences from Beyond Words/Simon & Schuster (spring 2016). She is also the co-author with Kiersi Burkhart of the middle- grade series Second Chance Ranch (Darby Creek, 2016).
Interviews: meet the author; Viva Scriva; YouTube video
Amber's conference schedule:
Breakout session 2-C, "Down and Dirty: An Author and Editor Talk About Teens, Sex and the Edge in YA" (with Beyond Words/Simon & Schuster editor Michelle McCann)