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Interview: Karen Fortunati, author of The Weight of Zero

Oct 11, 2016

For a few years now, young adult authors have taken huge steps to discuss mental illnesses and the symptoms, treatments and life with these conditions. Few books, however, approach the topic of bipolar disorder with the grace, respect and humanity of debut author Karen Fortunati's THE WEIGHT OF ZERO. Already a title on the Indies Introduce list for Summer/Fall 2016 and a Seventeen magazine pick for "What's Hot This Month," THE WEIGHT OF ZERO is poignant, honest and above all, respectful. In celebration of the release, Teenreads had the pleasure of interviewing Karen about being a debut author, discussing difficult topics and staying true to her young readers. Read below to learn more!