Sylvia Liu

Sylvia Liu grew up with books and daydreams in Caracas, Venezuela. Once an environmental attorney, she now spins stories inspired by oceans, kraken, and the intricacies of family and friendship. She’s the author of Hana Hsu and the Ghost Crab Nation (Razorbill), Manatee’s Best Friend (Scholastic), and A Morning with Grandpa, illustrated by Christina Forshay (Lee & Low Books). Sylvia is the co-founder of the kid lit resource website Kidlit411 and lives in Virginia with her family and a fluffy cat.

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Navigating the Debut Year: Insights from Middle Grade and YA Authors

May 13, 2023 9:00 am to 10:00 am

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Panelists: Refe Tuma, Sylvia Liu, Elisa A. Bonnin and Judy I. Lin (moderator)

Our panel of debut middle grade and YA SFF authors share their experiences and insights on how to navigate the debut year. Tips for marketing to libraries and bookstores, how to set up launch events, and how to avoid marketing burnout.

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