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Gennifer Albin
Works at Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Attended University of Missouri–Columbia
Lives in Seattle, WA
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Hard Words
It's been a while since I posted here, because, frankly, I haven't had much to say. I've been a way in my mind palace, contemplating the dilemmas of a problem client: me. But today I woke up with a burning need to write. I need to get some things off my che...
It's been a while since I posted here, because, frankly, I haven't had much to say. I've been a way in my mind palace, contemplating the dilemmas of a problem client: me. But today I woke up with a burning need to write. I ne...
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Very interesting post, and very inspiring at the end.

You said that you are empowered by your power to choose? Then choose happiness over goals, and over the typical ideas about "success", and you'll never go wrong. :)
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Teaching Roman update
Hey Kilt Checkers, I told Roman would be coming soon and I wanted to give you an update. As you know, Altered comes out at the end of the month. I want both books to get the attention they deserve, so I'm holding Roman off until November. I know that seems ...
Hey Kilt Checkers, I told Roman would be coming soon and I wanted to give you an update. As you know, Altered comes out at the end of the month. I want both books to get the attention they deserve, so I'm holding Roman off un...
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YA Scavenger Hunt! Exclusive Cover Reveal!
Welcome to YA Scavenger Hunt! This tri-annual event was first organized by author  Colleen Houck  as a way to give readers a chance to gain access to exclusive bonus material from their favorite authors...and a chance to win some awesome prizes! At this hun...
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The viral prank group shocked travelers in NYC when a real-life Harry Potter strolled through a train station looking for his ride to Hogwarts.
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Fall for New Adult
Hello! Melanie Harlow here--I'm guest blogging today for lovely Gennifer, who is helping us kick off the Fall for New Adult campaign! What's so cool about that is that even authors like Gennifer who have had great success with contemporary romances (Mmmmm, ...
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NPR, the middle class and heading toward a dystopian future
When Marketplace producers approached me about the story, I wondered if I was the right person to tackle writing a drab, but realistic dy...
When Marketplace producers approached me about the story, I wondered if I was the right person to tackle writing a drab, but realistic dystopian future. But as I began to think about my own books and dystopian works in genera...
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Being on NPR is sort of a bucket list thing. I hate that you beat me to it.
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I hear the term slut shaming bandied about frequently on the internet, especially in the world of YA lit.  I've even been accused of slut shaming in CREWEL, which made me simultaneously want to bang my head on the desk and sm...
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Author of the YA science fiction novel, CREWEL ('12) and ALTERED ('13).
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I write books about girls who control reality.  

Or so they think.

I believe in magic, strong coffee, and kicking ass.
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  • University of Missouri–Columbia
    English Literature
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