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Author TJ Klune has won the Lambda Literary Award for Best Gay Romance and was chosen by Amazon as having written of the best LGBT books of 2011. He believes it’s important, now more than ever, to have accurate, positive, representation in stories. His latest novel, The House in the Cerulean Sea, has been described as, “1984 meets The Umbrella Academy with a pinch of Douglas Adams thrown in.” (Gail Carriger, New York Times bestseller of Soulless) Linus Baker is a by-the-book case worker in the Department in Charge of Magical Youth. He’s main task is determining whether six dangerous magical children are likely to bring about the end of the world. As for Arthur Parnassus, he’s the master of the orphanage that Linus is tasked with checking on. Arthur will do anything to protect the children, even if it means watching the world burn.
In conversation with this event is fellow author CB Lee. CB is a Lambda Literary Award nominated writer of young adult science fiction and fantasy. Her works include the Sidekick Squad series, Ben 10, and All Out Now. She loves to write about queer teens, magic, superheroes, and the power of friendship.