Meet the Author: Evelyn Skye

Evelyn SkyeEvelyn Skye is an event host at Kepler’s Books; Social Media Manager for SCBWI’s San Francisco region; and the ringleader of YA Lunch Break, a popular Bay Area writer’s club. When she’s not writing, she can be found chasing after her 6-year-old daughter on the playground or sitting on the couch, immersed in a good book and eating way too many cookies.

Evelyn’s debut novel, THE CROWN’S GAME (HarperCollins/ Balzer+Bray, May 17,  2016) is a Young Adult Fantasy pitched as DAUGHTER OF SMOKE AND BONE meets THE NIGHT CIRCUS. In THE CROWN’S GAME, star-crossed lovers battle in a lush, magical version of tsarist Russia in 1825.

Fun facts:

  • Favorite book growing up: THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO by Alexandre Dumas
  • Favorite time of day/place to write: Mid-morning at the kitchen table, while munching on endless snacks
  • Book currently reading/most recently read: GRASSHOPPER JUNGLE by Andrew Smith
  • Favorite things to do (other than reading): Making a fool of herself in hip hop class
  • Surprising personal fact: She has degrees from Stanford (Russian literature & history) and Harvard Law
  • Greatest thing about being a 2016 debut author: Being 16 again! … Oh, wait, that didn’t happen?

Where to find her:

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