Natalia Sylvester (2020)
Natalia Sylvester is the author of two novels for adults, Chasing the Sun and Everyone Knows You Go Home, which won an International Latino Book Award. Running, her debut novel for young adults, is a 2020 Junior Library Guild Selection. Born in Lima, Peru, Sylvester grew up in Florida and Texas and received a BFA in Creative Writing from the University of Miami. Her essays have appeared in the New York Times, Bustle, Catapult, Latina magazine, McSweeney’s, and in various anthologies.