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Angie Thomas

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Angie Thomas was born, raised, and still resides in Jackson, Mississippi as indicated by her accent. She is a former teen rapper whose greatest accomplishment was an article about her in Right-On Magazine with a picture included. She holds a BFA in Creative Writing from Belhaven University and an unofficial degree in Hip Hop. She can also still rap if needed. She is an inaugural winner of the Walter Dean Meyers Grant 2015, awarded by We Need Diverse Books. Her debut novel, The Hate U Give, was acquired by Balzer + Bray/HarperCollins in a 13-house auction and will be published in spring 2017. Film rights have been optioned by Fox 2000 with George Tillman attached to direct and Hunger Games actress Amandla Stenberg set to star.

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The Hate U Give (The Hate U...

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On the Come Up

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“Sometimes you can do everything right and things will still go wrong. The key is to never stop doing right.”
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“What's the point of having a voice if you're gonna be silent in those moments you shouldn't be?”
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“At an early age I learned that people make mistakes, and you have to decide if their mistakes are bigger than your love for them.”
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