Elana K. Arnold

Elana K. Arnold

ELANA K. ARNOLD writes books for and about children and teens. Her YA novel DAMSEL was a Printz Honor Winner and a finalist for the California Book Award; her YA novel WHAT GIRLS ARE MADE OF was a finalist for the 2017 National Book Award and the California Book Award and was the winner of the Golden Kite Award; her middle grade novel A BOY CALLED BAT was a 2018 Global Read Aloud selection. Some of her books have been included on the LA Public Library’s Best Books of the Year list, the Bank Street Best Book list, the YALSA “Best Fiction for Young Adults” list, have been ALAN picks, and have been selected for inclusion in the Amelia Bloomer Project, and have been Junior Library Guild selections. Her YA novel, INFANDOUS, won the Moonbeam Children’s Book Award and the Westchester Fiction Prize. She holds a master's degree in Creative Writing/Fiction from the University of California, Davis and currently lives in Huntington Beach, California, with her husband, two children, and a menagerie of animals. She is represented by Rubin Pfeffer of Rubin Pfeffer Content. You can sign up for her newsletter here: https://elanakarnold.us10.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=cc833b4a238492cab87620d8c&id=11fc1db88d

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