Meet the Authors: Dhonielle Clayton, Zoraida Cordova and Justina Ireland

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Join us for a conversation with three talented young adult authors.

Dhonielle Clayton is the COO of We Need Diverse Books non-profit and author of The Belles, an original fantasy set in a lavish world.

Zoraida Córdova award-winning author of Labyrinth Lost, created Bruja Born, the much-anticipated companion novel about a mythical bruja, or healer, facing an impossible task in NYC.

Justina Ireland's newest novel, Dread Nation, is an alternate history of the American Civil War with a zombie twist. Trained at Miss Preston’s School of Combat for Negro Girls, Jane uncovers a plot that may bring her world crashing down.

Join us for a reception from 5:30-6pm with refreshments, followed by a panel discussion lead by Lawrence author, Tessa Gratton. Books available from the Friends of the Library for purchase and autographs after the event. Registration is preferred but not required. Register online or call 913.826.4600.