Associate Fellow at the Attic Institute of Arts and Letters
In Emily Whitman’s novels for kids and teens, myth and magic are part of everyday life. The Turning, her first novel for kids, is coming in July 2018. Her debut YA, Radiant Darkness, was number one on the IndieBound Kid’s Next List. Wildwing won the Oregon Book Award and was a Bankstreet College Best Children’s Book. Emily grew up in Colorado and studied history at Harvard and UC Berkeley. She's worked in bookstores and behind library reference desks. Emily loves researching her books, whether by mining library treasures or learning to fly falcons. Come visit her at emilywhitman.com.