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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[image error]Today I’m thinking about chasing long-held dreams and finally stopping all the excuses and the, “I’ll do it tomorrow.” Or “Next year.” Or the vague but still hopeful “One day.” You see, this is a thing I do to myself, and have been doing for years. I have dreams of writing certain novels. Of moving somewhere new. Of so much more. But I keep putting them off. I keep getting overwhel...

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Average rating: 3.76 · 27,267 ratings · 6,259 reviews · 13 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Walls Around Us

3.74 avg rating — 7,221 ratings — published 2015 — 12 editions
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Imaginary Girls

3.43 avg rating — 6,750 ratings — published 2011 — 10 editions
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17 & Gone

3.65 avg rating — 2,903 ratings — published 2013 — 9 editions
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Dani Noir

3.66 avg rating — 494 ratings — published 2009 — 10 editions
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A Room Away from the Wolves

4.38 avg rating — 26 ratings — expected publication 2018 — 4 editions
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The Walls Around Us: Specia...

3.87 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 2014
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Los Muros Que Nos Encierran...

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3.90 avg rating — 5,583 ratings — published 2015 — 7 editions
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Toil & Trouble: 15 Tales of...

4.03 avg rating — 118 ratings — expected publication 2018 — 2 editions
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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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