On Sunday, May 18th from 12-2pm, join Left Coast Writers® Live on FCCFREE RADIO’s popular show, Lilycat on Stuff. Lilycat’s guest on Sunday will be Kristin Elizabeth Clark
Kristen always knew she wanted to be a writer. Freakboy, her critically acclaimed young adult debut, received starred reviews from Kirkus, Booklist, and Publishers Weekly. It is a top 10 book on the American Library Association’s Rainbow List dedicated to GLBT themed books for children and teens. Freakboy took top honors in its Northern California Book Awards category this year and also made the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) list of Top 10 Best Fiction for Young Adults in 2014.
In Freakboy‘s razor-sharp verse, Kristin Clark folds three narratives into one powerful story: Brendan trying to (more…)
LEFT COAST WRITERS LITERARY SALON: Kristin Elizabeth Clark, author of Freakboy
Monday, May 5th, 2014 || 7pm
Book Passage-Corte Madera|| 51 Tamal Vista Dr. Corte Madera ||
This month’s literary salon speaker will be Kristin Elizabeth Clark, author of Freakboy. She will discuss her writing experience, the creation of Freakboy and the kids/young adult market as a whole.
A short synopsis of Freakboy:
“From the outside, Brendan Chase seems to have it pretty easy. He’s a star wrestler, a video game aficionado, and a loving boyfriend to his seemingly perfect match, Vanessa. But on the inside, Brendan struggles to understand why his body feels so wrong—why he sometimes fantasizes having long hair, soft skin, and gentle curves. Is there even a name for guys like him? Guys who sometimes want to be girls? Or is Brendan just a freak?