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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Chasing Dreams, Literary Magazines, and Why Not Now?

[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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Published on October 20, 2017 11:00
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The Walls Around Us

3.73 avg rating — 8,230 ratings — published 2015 — 18 editions
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Imaginary Girls

3.44 avg rating — 6,995 ratings — published 2011 — 11 editions
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17 & Gone

3.66 avg rating — 3,017 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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A Room Away From the Wolves

3.32 avg rating — 927 ratings — published 2018 — 7 editions
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Dani Noir

3.66 avg rating — 506 ratings — published 2009 — 10 editions
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The Walls Around Us: Specia...

3.87 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 2014
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Mury wokół nas

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Toil & Trouble: 15 Tales of...

3.70 avg rating — 2,351 ratings — published 2018
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