Episode 4: Nova Ren Suma
In the fourth episode of Truer Words, we focus on balancing writing with other jobs that pay the bills.
Then we talk to one of our personal mentors, Nova Ren Suma! Nova is the New York Times best-selling author of multiple YA novels, including her latest, A ROOM AWAY FROM THE WOLVES, THE WALLS AROUND US, and IMAGINARY GIRLS. She is on the faculty at Vermont College of Fine Arts in the Writing for Children and Young Adults MFA program.
Find Nova on Twitter: @novaren and Instagram: @novaren. Her website is novaren.com. She is also the co-founder of the Foreshadow YA anthology, which is on Twitter @foreshadowYA and online at ForeshadowYA.
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Books, movies, TV, specials, and other media or institutions mentioned include:
Daily Rituals: How Artists Work edited by Mason Currey
Distraction 99 - Nova’s blog
The Walls Around Us - Nova’s previous book
A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf
Feathered by Laura Kasischke
Boy Heaven by Laura Kasischke
The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X.R. Pan
The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo
The Haunting of Hill House on Netflix
Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado
The Husband Stitch by Carmen Maria Machado