Nina Packebush is a queer-identified, grown-up teen mama. She is the author of two YA novels, Girls Like Me, Winner of the 2018 Golden Crown Literary Award for YA, Finalist of LAMBDA Literary Award for YA, Finalist of Washington State Book Award for YA, and its sequel, Three Queerdos and a Baby (releasing soon from YesYes Books). She loves her dogs, hiking, digging in the dirt, and making comic zines about empowered snails. Nina lives in the Pacific Northwest with her partner, a collection of kids, and a pack of wayward pets.
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