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Writer, storyteller, editrix. Author of the Anna, Banana chapter-book series; the picture books Watch Out for Wolf!, The Teacher's Pet, and Love, Sophia on the Moon; the middle-grade collection Hide and Don't Seek: And Other Very Scary Stories; and the YA novels Always Forever Maybe and Nobody Knows but You. Fan of dogs and ice cream.

Anica Mrose Rissi grew up on an island off the coast of Maine, where she read a lot of books and loved a lot of pets. She now tells and collects stories, makes up songs on her violin, and eats a lot of cheese with her friends in Princeton, New Jersey. As a former book editor turned full-time writer and storyteller, Anica has spoken with kids and adults across the country about all pieces of the writing process.
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If youre home on Wednesday evening (as you should be!) I hope youll tune in to a livestream event Im doing with Amy Jo Burns, author of the memoir Cinderland and the novel Shiner, which comes out on May 5 from Riverhead Books and is one of my most anticipated reads of the year. (The first sentence: Making good moonshine isnt that different from telling a good story, and no one tells a story like a

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Always Forever Maybe

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Nobody Knows but You

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Hi! I wrote this book and had a lot of fun doing it. When I started the first draft, I knew only a few things about it. I knew the book would involve a brief but life-changing friendship—a deep, intense bond formed across a single summer. (Complex an ...more
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Karlan Did you enjoy the Vegetarian? I was impressed by the novel. Fun to see your reading log. When do you have time to write?

All is going well with LIT.

Karlan


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