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Nina LaCour

Nina LaCour

Nina LaCour is the author of the widely acclaimed Hold Still, The Disenchantments, and Everything Leads to You. She is the coauthor, with David Levithan, of You Know Me Well. Her most recent work is We Are Okay. Formerly a bookseller and high school English teacher, she now writes and parents full time. A San Francisco Bay Area native, Nina lives with her family in Martinez, California.

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Nov 11

Portland Book Festival  

It’s Complicated: LGBTQ+ YA

Teenagers trying to figure out who they are, all while dealing with complicated families, bullies, first loves, and first heartbreaks. Nina LaCour’s novel We Are Okay explores grief and loneliness as the life—and the girl—she tried to outrun catch up to Marin. In Ramona Blue, best-selling author Julie Murphy introduces us to Ramona, who begins to question

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