Laini Taylor is a National Book Award finalist for Lips Touch Three Times, New York Times bestseller for the Daughter of Smoke and Bone series, and Printz Honoree for Strange the Dreamer and its sequel, Muse of Nightmares, out now!
LINKS AND TOPICS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE
Jim di Bartolo, illustrator and Laini’s husband
SCBWI, non-profit organization for individuals who write and illustrate for children and young adults, where she found her agent through a manuscript critique
Strange the Dreamer was selected as a Printz Award winning book
Laini’s Ladies, wall hangings designed and created by Laini
Gentleman and Phantoms, Laini’s story which appears in the Foretold anthology
The Girl Who Woke the Dreamer, Laini’s story which appears in the My True Love Gave to Me anthology
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