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Stephanie Kaye

Contributor

Stephanie Kaye is the owner of the book blog, In Wonderland. She has always been that shy girl with her nose in a book and it wasn't until she was in college that she found an outlet and a community who shared her love of the written word. She's been sucked into that world ever since. She is a writer who dreams of being published one day in the future. She lives in the suburbs of Chicago with her husband, daughter, and husky. She can be reached at stephinwonderland49@gmail.com.

Emily Erdman

Contributor

Em Erdman graduated with her Masters in Sequential Art from Savannah College of Art and Design in 2016 and currently works in production at ComiXology, the leading distributor of digital comics. She has probably read more comic books in the last week than many people read in a year. Outside of ComiXology, Em is constantly writing and drawing her own projects. Her work can be found on Twitter at @theartofem.

Jessica Cozzi

Editorial Intern

Jessica is currently a sophomore at Fordham University. She's majoring in English and unofficially minoring in hunting for the best burrito NYC has to offer. She's also a YA Lit blogger over at The Book Bratz and would love it if you came over and said hey!

John Shors

After graduating from Colorado College, John Shors lived for several years in Kyoto, Japan, where he taught English. On a shoestring budget, he later trekked across Asia, visiting 10 countries and climbing the Himalayas. After returning to the United States, he became a newspaper reporter in his hometown, Des Moines, Iowa, winning several statewide awards in journalism. John then moved to Boulder, Colorado, and helped launch GroundFloor Media, now one of the state’s largest public relations firms.

Miami Book Fair

Books to Add to Your Guy-Brary - October 2017

Our October Guy-Brary selection includes SATELLITE by Nick Lake, in which a teenage boy born in space makes his first trip to Earth; VANILLA by Billy Merrell, the love story of two teenage boys struggling to stay together as their interests begin to diverge; and KID ALONE, the second installment in Simon Mason's Garvie Smith mystery series, in which a teenage boy balances solving crimes and passing exams.

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Teenreads kicked off October in one of the best ways imaginable: heading to New York Comic Con, a celebration of all things bookish, nerdy and just plain awesome. Between editorial coordinator Rebecca Munro, intern Dana, reviewers Katherine and Matthew, and reader Brian, we had a full team covering the panels, showroom floor and the whole atmosphere of the weekend. Read below for a quick overview of everyone's NYCC experience and come back soon for more in-depth coverage of the panels we all attended.  

Mark de Castrique

Mark de Castrique grew up in the mountains of western North Carolina where many of his novels are set. He’s a veteran of the television and film production industry, has served as an adjunct professor at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte teaching The American Mystery, and he’s a frequent speaker and workshop leader. He and his wife, Linda, live in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Deborah Lytton

Deborah Lytton is a writer and actress who grew up in front of the camera, beginning her career at age six when she was discovered by a Hollywood agent. Her acting credits include portraying "Melissa Anderson" on the hit daytime soap opera "Days of our Lives" and "Samantha Bates" in The Incredible Hulk, Antowuk Horror. Debby is also an attorney and mother of two daughters.

Marcelina M.

Teen Board Member

Sparta, New Jersey

Marcelina M. is a queer teenager often times known as Mars. As a voracious lifelong reader they can't remember a time when there wasn't a book in their hands. In love with hiking, writing poetry, and photography you can often find them exploring nature in the great outdoors. When not sleeping or doing homework they can be found on most actively on Twitter @Mars_aroace.