Alaya Dawn Johnson

Alaya Dawn Johnson's short story "Love Will Tear Us Apart" was included in the Zombies Vs Unicorns anthology, edited by Justine Larbalestier and Holly Black. Her first young adult novel, The Summer Prince, received three starred reviews and was longlisted for the National Book Award. Alaya grew up in Washington, DC, attended Columbia University, and now lives in Mexico City.

Find her online at, and on Twitter as @alayadj.

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