Malinda Lo

Finalist, 2021 National Book Awards

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. (Photo credit: Sharona Jacobs)
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Last Night at the Telegraph Club

ISBN 9780525555254 Dutton Books for Young Readers / Penguin Random House

Seventeen-year-old Lily Hu can't remember exactly when the feeling took root—that desire to look, to move closer, to touch. Whenever it started growing, it definitely bloomed the moment she and Kathleen Miller walked under the flashing neon sign of a lesbian bar called the Telegraph Club. More about this book >

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Malinda Lo

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 Post, The Toast, Horn Book Magazine, and the anthologies Here We Are, How I Resist, and Scratch. She lives in Massachusetts with her wife.

(Photo credit: Sharona Jacobs)

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