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YA Authors: Tessa Gratton, Natalie C. Parker, Kaitlyn Sage Patterson

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About the authors:

Tessa Gratton is the author of Tor Books adult fantasies The Queens of Innis Lear and Lady Hotspur, as well as several YA series and short stories, most recently the original fairy tale Strange Grace from McElderry Books. She currently works for Serial Box Publishing as a writer on Tremontaine. Though she’s lived all over the world, she’s finally returned to her prairie roots in Kansas with her partner. She is the associate director of Madcap Retreats. Visit her at or @tessagratton.

Natalie C. Parker is the author of the Beware the Wild duology, the Seafire trilogy, and the editor of Three Sides of a Heart. She earned her BA in English literature from the University of Southern Mississippi and her MA in gender studies from the University of Cincinnati. She grew up in a Navy family finding home in coastal cities from Virginia to Japan. Now, she lives surprisingly far from any ocean on the Kansas prairie where she runs Madcap Retreats with her wife. She tweets @nataliecparker.

Kaitlyn Sage Patterson grew up with her nose in a book outside the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. After completing her M.F.A., she moved to South Korea, where she taught English and started writing her debut novel. THE DIMINISHED will be published by HarlequinTEEN in April 2018, followed by its sequel in 2019. 

Event date: 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Event address: 
387 Perkins Ext.
Memphis, TN 38117