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Kacen Callender

  • 4 stars across 5 books
Kacen Callender is originally from Saint Thomas in the US Virgin Islands. Kacen has a BA from Sarah Lawrence College and an MFA from the New School's writing for children program. They are also the author of the young adult novel This Is Kind of an Epic Love Story and the middle grade novel Hurricane Child, winner of the Stonewall Book Award and Lambda Literary Award. They can be found online at
18th May 2021

Felix Ever After

From award-winning author Kacen Callender comes a revelatory YA novel about a transgender teen grappling with identity a... MoreFelix Ever After

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3rd June 2021

Hurricane Child

  Winner of the Stonewall Book Award and the Lambda Literary Award By National Book Award winner Kacen Ca... MoreHurricane Child

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4th June 2020

King and the Dragonflies

  Winner of the 2020 National Book Awards for Young People’s Literature. In a small but turbulent Lo... MoreKing and the Dragonflies

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This Is Kind of an Epic Love Story

~Lambda Literary Award finalist for the best LGBT YA novel of 2018~ A fresh, charming rom-com perfect for fan... MoreThis Is Kind of an Epic Love Story

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