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Alaya Dawn Johnson, 2015 Alpha guest author

Young adult author Alaya Dawn Johnson will join Ellen Kushner, Delia Sherman and Tamora Pierce as guest authors at Alpha 2015 this summer.

alaya-dawn-johnsonAlaya Dawn Johnson is the author of six novels for adults and young adults. Her novel The Summer Prince was longlisted for the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature. Her most recent, Love Is the Drug, was released this past September to a starred Kirkus review. Her short stories have appeared in many magazines and anthologies, including Asimov’s, Fantasy & Science Fiction, Interzone, Subterranean, Zombies vs. Unicorns and Welcome to Bordertown.