Author, Teacher, and Speaker

Book cover for Empress of the World by Sara Ryan

Books for Teens and Others »

Award winning YA books and graphic novels centering queer characters and exploring themes that touch us all.

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Other Writing »

Short stories, minicomics, essays, contributions to prose & comics anthologies, and both major and niche publications.

Author Visits & Events »

Inclusive workshops and presentations to support teen & adult writers—queer writers in particular—in deepening their craft and exploring new formats and subjects. 


Mountain Upside Down

Sara’s middle grade debut.


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About Sara’s Work

Sara’s work has received recognition from the Lambda Literary Awards, Eisner Awards, the American Library Association’s Best Books for Young Adults, American Library Association’s Rainbow List, the Junior Library Guild, and the Oregon Book Awards.

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