Angie Thomas
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Angie Thomas

Angie Thomas was born, raised, and still resides in Jackson, Mississippi as indicated by her accent. She is a former teen rapper whose greatest accomplishment was an article about her in Right-On Magazine with a picture included. She holds a BFA in Creative Writing from Belhaven University and an unofficial degree in Hip Hop. She can also still rap if needed. She is an inaugural winner of the Walter Dean Myers Grant 2015, awarded by We Need Diverse Books. Her debut novel, The Hate U Give, was acquired by Balzer + Bray/HarperCollins in a 13-house auction. Film rights have been optioned by Fox 2000 with George Tillman attached to direct and Hunger Games actress Amandla Stenberg set to star.
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Interview: Listen in as Angie Thomas tells us why she absolutely trusted narrator Bahni Turpin again, this time with all the rapping in On The Come Up, and how Thomas made her follow-up to The Hate U Give another gem that grapples with important social issues without being an issues book.

[Bahni Turpin] really brought it and she gave her style and her soul and heart to it. I'm so thankful for it. She's a phenomenal narrator.
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  • On the Come Up
  • [Bahni Turpin] really brought it and she gave her style and her soul and heart to it. I'm so thankful for it. She's a phenomenal narrator.

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