Author of The Education of Margot Sanchez
Bio: Lilliam Rivera is an award-winning writer and author of The Education of Margot Sanchez, a contemporary young adult novel forthcoming from Simon & Schuster on February 21, 2017. She is a 2016 Pushcart Prize winner and freelance writer with work in Tin House, The Los Angeles Times, and Latina, among others. Originally from the Bronx, New York, Lilliam now lives in Los Angeles with her family. She hosts a monthly literary radio show, Literary Soundtrack, on RadioSombra.org. She's also moderated panels for the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, PEN Center USA and more.