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Sunday, May 6 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Mark and Amal Geek Out About All Things YA

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Mark Oshiro and Amal El-Mohtar really just talk all things Young Adult Fiction. Their favorite books. Their favorite authors. What they love about YA, what they've written of YA, and what they might like to see happen in the world of YA.

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Amal El-Mohtar

Writing Excuses Podcast
Amal is an award-winning writer of prose, poetry, and criticism. She’s written stories about maps, bird women, book women, the Arabic alphabet, singing fish, Damascene dream-crafters, sentient diamond oceans, and pockets that are bigger on the inside. Her stories The Green Book and Madeleine have been finalists for the Nebula, and The Truth About Owls won the Locus Award in 2015. Her poems Song for an Ancient City, Peach-Creamed Honey, and Turning the Leaves have won the Rhysling award for Best Short Poem multiple years, and in 2012 she received the Richard Jefferies Poetry Prize for Phase Shifting.Additionally, her work has appeared in magazines such as... Read More →
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Mark Oshiro

What if you could re-live the experience of reading a book (or watching a show) for the first time? Mark Oshiro provides just such a thing on a daily basis on Mark Reads and Mark Watches, where he chronicles his unspoiled journey through various television and book series. Since... Read More →


Sunday May 6, 2018 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Algonquin B
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