Anna-Marie McLemore

Anna-Marie McLemore (she/they) was born in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains and taught by their family to hear la llorona in the Santa Ana winds. Anna-Marie is the author of The Weight of Feathers, a finalist for the 2016 William C. Morris Debut Award; 2017 Stonewall Honor Book When the Moon Was Ours, which was longlisted for the National Book Award in Young People’s Literature and winner of the James Tiptree Jr. Award; Wild Beauty, a Kirkus Best Book of 2017; Blanca & Roja, a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice, and winner of a Northern California Book Award; and the forthcoming Dark and Deepest Red. Anna-Marie is currently on the faculty at Vermont College of Fine Arts.