Sonora Reyes

Longlist, 2022 National Book Awards

Sonora Reyes is a queer second-generation immigrant who attended a Catholic high school. They write fiction full of queer and Latinx characters in a variety of genres.
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The Lesbiana's Guide to Catholic School

book cover art for Sonora Reyes's The Lesbiana's Guide to Catholic School
ISBN 9780063060234 Balzer + Bray / HarperCollins Publishers

Sixteen-year-old Yamilet Flores prefers to be known for her killer eyeliner, not for being one of the only Mexican kids at her new, mostly white, very rich Catholic school. But at least here no one knows she’s gay, and Yami intends to keep it that way. More about this book >

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Sonora Reyes

Sonora Reyes is a queer second-generation immigrant who attended a Catholic high school. They write fiction full of queer and Latinx characters in a variety of genres. Sonora is also the creator and host of #QPOCChat, a monthly community-building Twitter chat for queer writers of color. The Lesbiana’s Guide to Catholic School is their debut novel.

(Photo credit: Nina Paz Photography)

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