September 23, 2017 (Cambridge, MA): Boston Teen Author Festival | YA Sci-Fi panel, moderated by Sasha Alsberg and Lindsay Cummings feat: Yours Truly, Cindy Pon, Rhoda Belleza & Greg Katsoulis!
October 21, 2017 (Las Vegas, NV): Las Vegas Book Festival | Debut Author panel feat: Chelsea Sedoti, F.C. Yee, Ibi Zoboi, & Sara Fujimura
Who is your agent?
My agent is the awesome Patricia Nelson of the Marsal Lyon Literary Agency.
How did you get your agent?
I met Patricia at a writer’s conference in Fall, 2014. I pitched her an idea for a book, which I didn’t finish until a year later. She remembered the pitch and quickly read the book, offering the following week!
Who are some of your favorite authors?
Tanith Lee, Diana Wynne Jones, Megan Whalen Turner, Noriko Ogiwara, Philip Pullman, Jonathan Stroud, Paula Volsky, Yangsze Choo, N.K. Jemisin, Stacey Lee, Ruta Sepetys, Jenny Han, Marie Rutkoski, Diana Peterfreund, Kate Elliott, Patrick Ness, Juliet Marillier, Franny Billingsley, J.K. Rowling, Robin McKinley, Garth Nix, Patricia McKillip, Meg Cabot, Lynn Flewelling, Sharon Shinn, Kristin Cashore, Cameron Dokey, Theresa Thomlinson, Monica McCarty, Lisa Kleypas, Susan Ee, Julia Quinn, Jonathan Stroud, Yoon Ha Lee, Cindy Pon, Julie Kagawa, Gabrielle Zevin, Holly Black, Susan Dennard, Melina Marchetta, & Neil Gaiman.
What are some of your favorite Korean dramas?
My Girl, My Lovely Sam Soon, Goong, School 2013, Reply 1988, Queen Seon Deok, Shut Up: Flower Boy Band, The Princess’ Man, You’re Beautiful, Love in the Moonlight, Twenty Again & W. You can check out my favorite dramas and what I’m currently watching: here.
Who are some of your favorite K-pop artists?
G-Dragon (solo), Big Bang, IU, GOT7, BTS, Sistar, Hyolyn (solo), Girl’s Day, Zion T., Crush, BtoB, F(x), Red Velvet, Day6, FT Island, CN Blue, Epik High, 2NE1, Akdong Musician, Winner, iKON, B.A.P., After School, Eco, G.O.D., H.O.T., FINKL, Shinhwa, S.E.S., SG Wannabe, Kim Bum Soo, Park Hyo Shin, Brown Eyes, SNSD, Taeyeon (solo), Exo, Loveholic, Lyn, Da Vici, Miss A, NCT, Park Hyo Shin, Sung Shi Kyung, & A Pink.
What are some of your favorite anime?
Gundam Wing, Gundam 00, the Vision of Escaflowne, anything Hayao Miyazaki, Sailor Moon, Blood+, Kimi ni Todoke, Psycho-Pass, & Shingeki no Kyojin.
What are some of your favorite video games?
Final Fantasy, Kingdom Hearts, Harvest Moon, Fire Emblem, StarCraft, Diablo, Bravely Default & Ni no Kuni!