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 was a JLG Gold Standard selection and appeared on the 2023 ALA Rainbow List, and The House That Whispers (Little, Brown, 2023), also a JLG Gold Standard selection. 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.
BookPage Interview (May 15, 2023)
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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