Malinda Lo

Cindy Seip

Malinda Lo is the bestselling and critically acclaimed author of several novels, including most recently A Line in the Dark, which was a Kirkus and Vulture best young adult book of the year. Her novel Ash, a lesbian retelling of Cinderella, was a finalist for the William C. Morris Young Adult Debut Award, the Andre Norton Nebula Award for Middle Grade and Young Adult Fiction, and the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Children’s Literature. She has been a three-time finalist for the Lambda Literary Award. Malinda’s nonfiction has been published by the New York Times Book Review, NPR, Huffington PostThe ToastHorn Book Magazine, and the anthologies Here We Are, How I Resist, and Scratch. Her most recent novel, Last Night at the Telegraph Club, won the 2021 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature.