Reimagining Home: YA Novels Centering Place, POV, and the Planet
4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Saturday, November 11, 2023
YA HQ Tent
9th Street and Congress Avenue, Austin TX

Join these acclaimed authors for a conversation about moving homes, mental health, and love. Jennifer Mathieu’s Down Came The Rain follows two teens finding a connection while experiencing climate-related trauma. Liara Tamani’s What She Missed is a coming-of-age story featuring a 16-year-old navigating moving to a small lake town. Borderless by Jennifer de Leon tells the story of a teen with a passion for trashion whose life is thrown into chaos by gang violence. Across these narratives, characters learn to navigate new environments and lean into their relationships with the people around them.

Moderator: Katie Russell Newland

Book Signing: 5:15 PM at Main Signing TentJennifer Mathieu, Jennifer De Leon, Liara Tamani, DOWN CAME THE RAIN, Borderless, What She Missed


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