BookTok Creator Moongirlreads and Author Malinda Lo in Conversation for the YA Book Club
Panel•with Selene (Moongirlreads)
"Haven’t you ever wondered what it would be like to have nothing keeping you attached to the ground?"- Malinda Lo, Last Night at the Telegraph Club.Fable's YA Book Club hosted a special event and author Q&A with Malinda Lo. You can read the whole transcript at this link!In this video, you'll meet the amazing writer of the YA Book Club's first read, Last Night at the Telegraph Club. She's joined by Selene Velez, the BookTok creator known as Moongirlreads.
About the Speaker
Malinda Lo is the critically acclaimed and bestselling author of several young adult novels, including Last Night at the Telegraph Club, which received eight starred reviews and was named by Oprah Magazine as one of the 50 Best LGBTQ Books That Will Heat Up the Literary Landscape in 2021. Her debut novel Ash, a lesbian retelling of Cinderella, was a finalist for the William C. Morris YA Debut Award, the Andre Norton Award for YA Science Fiction and Fantasy, the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award, and was a Kirkus Best Book for Children and Teens. She has been a three-time finalist for the Lambda Literary Award. Malinda’s short fiction and nonfiction has been published by The New York Times, NPR, Autostraddle, The Horn Book, and multiple anthologies. She lives in Massachusetts with her partner and their dog. She writes the biweekly newsletter Lo & Behold on writing and culture, and she can be found on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Her website is malindalo.com.Here is how to pronounce Malinda’s name.
Hosted by Selene (Moongirlreads)Creator of moongirlreads_ and featured on the New York Times, Selene shares her passion for reading with her audience from Tiktok to Bookstagram. Selene is a current student at the University of California Santa Barbara, and influences for major publishing houses like Penguin Random House, Macmillan, Wattpad, and Simon & Schuster.