Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Conference faculty profile: Amber J. Keyser

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). 

Twitter: @amberjkeyser

Interviews: meet the authorViva Scriva; YouTube video

Amber's conference schedule:

––Saturday, 1:05–2:05
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)

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