2015 Author Guest: Alaya Dawn Johnson

By | December 7, 2014

Alaya Dawn Johnson

Alpha is pleased to announce that author Alaya Dawn Johnson will teach at the 2015 workshop.

Alaya Dawn Johnson is the author of six novels for adults and young adults. Her novel The Summer Prince was longlisted for the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature. Her most recent, Love Is the Drug, was released this past September to a starred Kirkus review. Her short stories have appeared in many magazines and anthologies, including Asimov’s, Fantasy & Science Fiction, Interzone, Subterranean, Zombies vs. Unicorns and Welcome to Bordertown.

Other author guests for 2015 include Tamora Pierce, Ellen Kushner, and Delia Sherman. You can read more about 2015’s author guests here.