Anna-Marie McLemore

Anna-Marie McLemore (they/them) writes magical realism and fairy tales that are as queer, Latine, and trans as they are. They are the author of Morris Award Finalist THE WEIGHT OF FEATHERS; Stonewall Honor Book WHEN THE MOON WAS OURS, which was longlisted for the National Book Award in Young People’s Literature; WILD BEAUTY; BLANCA & ROJA, one of TIME’s Magazine’s 100 Best Fantasy Novels of All Time; DARK AND DEEPEST RED; THE MIRROR SEASON, which was also longlisted for the National Book Award in Young People’s Literature, and most recently LAKELORE. Self-Made Boys: A Great Gatsby Remix is forthcoming in September 2022.

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