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WHEN THE MOON WAS OURS is reviewed by the New York Times

WHEN THE MOON WAS OURS is longlisted for the 2016 National Book Award in Young People's Literature

THE WEIGHT OF FEATHERS is a finalist for the 2016 Int'l Latino Book Awards

THE WEIGHT OF FEATHERS is named to YALSA's 2016 Best Fiction for Young Adults list

THE WEIGHT OF FEATHERS is a finalist for the William C. Morris YA Debut Award

THE WEIGHT OF FEATHERS is named best debut of 2015 by the Latinidad List

"Where Our Magic Lives: An Introduction to Magical Realism"
Writer's Digest Reprints my essay on one of the questions I get asked most.

Entertainment Weekly reveals the cover of WILD BEAUTY
EW reveals Danielle Mazzella di Bosco's beautiful cover for my third book, and I get to chat with Nivea Serrao about books, bisexuality, family, and fairy tales.

"Anna-Marie McLemore at the 2016 Miami Book Fair"
My first on-camera interview, with Rich Fahle of PBS' Book View Now

"The Latest in YA Fantasy"
Jeff Giles of The New York Times reviews WHEN THE MOON WAS OURS

"Talking with Anna-Marie McLemore"
Maggie Reagan talks with me about WHEN THE MOON WAS OURS for Booklist. 

"8 Life-Changing Novels by Twenty-Something Women"
Cosmopolitan names THE WEIGHT OF FEATHERS #6 

"One cloud-scattered night"
Natasha Razi's 8tracks playlist for WHEN THE MOON WAS OURS

"honey and moon"
Nat J's 8tracks playlist for WHEN THE MOON WAS OURS 

"WHEN THE MOON WAS OURS Playlist"
Songs I listened to while writing my second book

"Amid Uncertain Times, 11 New and Necessary Latino Books to Read"
From NBC Latino

"Meet the LGBTQ+ Authors Who Are Revolutionizing YA Literature" 
Michael Waters writes for Barnes & Noble Teen about #OwnVoices in Queer YA.

Conversation with Kelly Jensen
Talking with Kelly about WHEN THE MOON WAS OURS for BookRiot

"Midnight Designs: When the Moon Was Ours Wallpapers"
Aentee of Midnight Reads shares her beautiful WTMWO wallpapers 

"The Truth I Hold in My Hands"
My coming out demi post for Queer Girl Cafe

"21 Must-Read Books for Transgender Awareness Month"
From Bookish

"Her Story: Ladies in Literature with Anna-Marie McLemore"
As part of Pop! Goes the Reader's series, I share what Lux Lisbon, Tita de la Garza, and their sisters taught me about being a girl.

"The Love That Lives Here: On Queer Girls, Trans Boys, and Sex on the Page"
On Gay YA, I talk about the choices I made when writing WHEN THE MOON WAS OURS. 

"12 Books with Characters of Color and LGBTQ Characters"
Michael Waters includes WHEN THE MOON WAS OURS on this list for Teen Vogue

"Best Books of the Month: October 2016"
GoodReads names WHEN THE MOON WAS OURS to its October list.

LGBTQ Lit for Children and Teens Comes of Age and Gender Expressions: Transgender Books 2016
Publishers Weekly includes WHEN THE MOON WAS OURS in their articles about upcoming books with queer and transgender main characters.

"COVERED Podcast"
Harry C. Marks and I talk about favorite books, writing process, FEATHERS, and MOON.

"The Writing's on the Wall: The Weight of Feathers"
Jen at Pop! Goes the Reader creates gorgeous TWOF-inspired wallpaper for desktop, phone, and tablet. 
 
The Guardian includes THE WEIGHT OF FEATHERS in its list of seven new books from Latin American, Latinx, and Spanish authors. 

"Where Our Magic Lives"
A queer Latina perspective on the question: "What is magical realism?"

"The 10 Best New Young Adult Books in October 2016"
Eric Smith includes WHEN THE MOON WAS OURS on this list for Paste Magazine.

"Cultural and narrative traditions inspire a spellbinding novel"
Interview with BookPage about WHEN THE MOON WAS OURS

"Raise Your Voice 2016"
In this series hosted by Jen of Pop! Goes the Reader, I share what I.W. Gregorio's NONE OF THE ABOVE meant to me as a reader.

"12 Young Adult Novels with POC Protagonists"
 Bustle includes THE WEIGHT OF FEATHERS in its list featuring of-color main characters.

"The Sparkle Tree"
Part of Pop! Goes the Reader's 2015 'Tis the Season series: How a pink tinsel tree helped bring together two families.

"Interview with Morris Finalist Anna-Marie McLemore"
2015 Morris Award Winner Isabel Quintero interviews me about THE WEIGHT OF FEATHERS

Spotify and YouTube Playlists for THE WEIGHT OF FEATHERS

"Everything We Are"
For Diversity in YA, a post about second books and intersectional identity 

"October YA Open Mic"
With Michael Waters of Barnes & Noble BNTeen Blog

"Magical Realism and Culture: Anna-Marie McLemore"
I talk with YA Interrobang about magical realism, heritage, and a word many people don't know is a slur.

"21 of the Best New YA Books in September"
Paste Magazine rounds up a list of new releases. 

"25 of September 2015's Best YA Books"
Bustle includes TWOF in their list of September books to watch for.

"Dear Teen Me"
The six words I wish I would have heard as a teen. 

"Must-read YA: 'The Weight of Feathers' by Anna-Marie McLemore"
Jessie Potts interviews me for USA Today's Happy Ever After Series. 

"10 Steps to Becoming a Modern Mermaid"
Inspired by the Palomas, the family in THE WEIGHT OF FEATHERS who perform as mermaids, I share my steps to becoming one too.

"The Unofficial Soundtrack for THE WEIGHT OF FEATHERS"
From Carly Simon to Amos Lee, here are a few of the songs I kept coming back to while writing FEATHERS. 

"Exclusive Cover Reveal: The Weight of Feathers"
On the Barnes & Noble Teen Blog, fellow YA author Dahlia Adler reveals the cover for my debut novel. 

The Fall Fifteeners
Where I'll be joining nineteen of my fellow authors with books releasing this fall to blog throughout our debut year.  

"My Writing Process"
On the Fearless Fifteeners blog, a little about how and what I write.

I join YA author Mackenzi Lee's "Project: Bookshelf" series, in which writers discuss the state, contents, and histories of their bookshelves.

On The Huffington Post, fellow Latina YA author Valerie Tejeda talks with me and six other authors about the importance of diversity in young adult fiction.