Lin Thompson (they/them) is a former children's librarian, a Lambda Literary Fellow, and the author of two books for middle-grade readers: The Best Liars in Riverview (Little, Brown, 2022), which is a Junior Library Guild Gold Standard selection and received a starred review from Booklist, and The House That Whispers (Little, Brown, 2023). Lin grew up playing pretend games in the backyard and basement of their home in Kentucky. Now they get to write pretend stories in the backyard and basement of their home in Des Moines, IA, where they live with their wife and cat.
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WBUR (March 8, 2022)
We Need Diverse Books (March 9, 2022)
YA Books Central (March 11, 2022)
Booktopia (May 12, 2022)
Geeks Out (July 6, 2022)
Author Essay, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
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