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Lamar Giles

AUTHOR OF FRESH INK, THE LAST LAST DAY OF SUMMER, SPIN, BLACK ENOUGH, ENDANGERED, FAKE ID, OVERTURNED, AND THREE SIDES OF A HEART

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Bio: Lamar Giles is a well published author and a founding member of We Need Diverse Books. Lamar Giles is a two-time Edgar Award finalist in the YA category, for his debut YA thriller Fake Id , and his second YA thriller, Endangered. His third YA thriller, Overtuned, was named a Kirkus Best Book of 2017. Lamar is a contributor to the YA anthology Three Sides of a Heart, the editor of the forthcoming We Need Diverse Books YA short story anthology Fresh Ink, a contributor to the forthcoming YA anthology Black Enough, and a contributor to a forthcoming We Need Diverse Books middle grade anthology.

Website: lamargiles.com
Lamar's Twitter: @LRGiles
Awards and Honors: TAYSHAS Reading List 2015 Nominee (Fake ID)


Earlier Event: November 17
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Later Event: November 19
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