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Fresh Ink: An Anthology

All it takes to rewrite the rules is a little fresh ink in this remarkable YA collection from 13 of the most recognizable, diverse authors writing today including Nicola Yoon, Jason Reynolds, Melissa de la Cruz and many more, and published in partnership with We Need Diverse Books.

Careful --- you are holding fresh ink. And not hot-off-the-press, still-drying-in-your-hands ink. Instead, you are holding 12 stories with endings that are still being written --- whose next chapters are up to you. 

Because these stories are meant to be read. And shared.

Thirteen of the most accomplished YA authors deliver a label-defying anthology that includes 10 short stories, a graphic novel and a one-act play from Walter Dean Myers never before in-print. This collection addresses topics like gentrification, acceptance, untimely death, coming out and poverty and ranges in genre from contemporary realistic fiction to adventure and romance. It will inspire you to break conventions, bend the rules and color outside the lines. All you need is fresh ink.

AUTHORS INCLUDE: Schuyler Bailar, Melissa de la Cruz, Sara Farizan, Sharon G. Flake, Eric Gansworth, Malindo Lo, Walter Dean Myers, Daniel José Older, Thien Pham, Jason Reynolds, Aminah Mae Safi, Gene Luen Yang, Nicola Yoon

Audiobook available, narrated by Guy Lockard, Kim Mai Guest, Bahni Turpin and various others.

Fresh Ink: An Anthology
by Lamar Giles

  • Publication Date: August 14, 2018
  • Genres: Anthology, Fiction, Young Adult 12+
  • Hardcover: 208 pages
  • Publisher: Crown Books for Young Readers
  • ISBN-10: 1524766283
  • ISBN-13: 9781524766283