F243. Writing the Mind: Mental Health in YA Novels
Friday, March 9, 2018
3:00 pm to 4:15 pm
Natalka Burian received an MA from Columbia University where she studied Eastern European literature. She is the co-owner of two bars in Brooklyn, Elsa and Ramona, and the cofounder of the Freya Project, a feminist fundraising reading series. Welcome to the Slipstream is her first novel.
Sonia Belasco has spent much of her professional life working with teenagers as a mentor, tutor, and therapist, and she is often inspired by their passion, creativity, and strength. She received her MFA from California College of the Arts, and her debut novel is entitled Speak of Me As I Am.
S.F. Henson was born and raised in the deep south with a passion for sweet tea and writing about dark, nefarious subjects. Her debut novel is Devils Within. www.sfhenson.com and Twitter @sfhwrites.