Nova Ren Suma





Nova Ren Suma

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Nova Ren Suma is the author of the YA novels THE WALLS AROUND US as well as the YA novels IMAGINARY GIRLS and 17 & GONE, which were both named 2014 Outstanding Books for the College Bound by YALSA. Her middle-grade novel, DANI NOIR, was reissued for a YA audience under the title FADE OUT. She has a BA in writing & photography from Antioch College and an MFA in fiction from Columbia University and has been awarded fiction fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts, the MacDowell Colony, Yaddo, the Djerassi Resident Artists Program, the Millay Colony, and an NEA fellowship for a residency at the Hambidge Center. She worked for years behind the scenes in publishing, at places such as HarperCollins, Penguin, Marvel Comics, an ...more


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I came home from my writing retreatright before the New Year. I can’t spend that night apart from E.


Yaddo is a secretive place. I cannot post photos or give many details, but I can say I shared some inspiring conversations, laughed and learned many things, and slept with the light on because I saw a ghost (maybe) in my bedroom my second or third night. I wrote and wrote, too, which was the whol...

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Average rating: 3.50 · 7,346 ratings · 1,688 reviews · 8 distinct works · Similar authors
Imaginary Girls
3.38 of 5 stars 3.38 avg rating — 4,750 ratings — published 2011 — 9 editions
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17 & Gone
3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 1,941 ratings — published 2013 — 6 editions
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Dani Noir
3.68 of 5 stars 3.68 avg rating — 404 ratings — published 2009 — 10 editions
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The Walls Around Us
4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 217 ratings — expected publication 2015 — 3 editions
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Untitled
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — expected publication 2016
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The Walls Around Us: Specia...
0.0 of 5 stars 0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 2014
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October 2009, Nova Ren Suma
" Quick Start SS: How would you describe your life in only 8 words? NS: Doors open, doors close. Doors close, doors open. SS: What is your motto or maxim? NS: What if? General Questions SS: What is your birthdate? NS: 2/23 SS: What were your previous..." ...More

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“The story you choose to tell isn't always the story you believe.”
Nova Ren Suma, Imaginary Girls

“Sometimes a perfect memory can be ruined if put to words.”
Nova Ren Suma, Imaginary Girls

“There's something ugly about a pretty boy who knows he's pretty and assumes everyone else know it too.”
Nova Ren Suma, Imaginary Girls

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