J. Anderson Coats





J. Anderson Coats

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J. Anderson Coats has dug for crystals, held Lewis and Clark’s original hand-written journal and been a mile underground. She has a cool surgery scar unrelated to childbirth, she reads Latin, and she's been given the curse of Cromwell on a back-road in Connemara. On a clear day, she can see the Olympic mountains from her front window. On the foggy ones, she can smell the Puget Sound.

J writes historical fiction set in the middle ages that routinely includes too much violence, name-calling and petty vandalism perpetrated by badly-behaved young people. THE WICKED AND THE JUST (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012) is her first book.


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I’m excited to announce that THE WICKED AND THE JUST has won the teen division of the Washington State Book Award! I’m thrilled and honored and so many other things that it’s hard to contain myself.


There will be a free public reception held at Richard Hugo House in Seattle on 3 October at 7 pm. If you’re in town, come say hi!

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“Charming. We're going to be murdered in our beds.”
J. Anderson Coats, The Wicked and the Just

“Even better. We're going to be murdered in our beds by infidels.”
J. Anderson Coats, The Wicked and the Just

“God save me ere I have any babies. They are grabby, clingy creatures who steal your figure and always want a ribbon or a wooden sword. And who sometimes make you die bearing them.”
J. Anderson Coats, The Wicked and the Just

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