Jamie Pacton in discussion with Allison Saft
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About the Authors
JAMIE PACTON is an award-nominated young adult and middle grade author, who writes swoony, funny, magical books across genres. THE VERMILION EMPORIUM is her YA fantasy debut. When she’s not writing, she’s teaching college English, obsessively reading obscure history, hiking, baking, or playing video games. THE LIFE AND (MEDIEVAL) TIMES OF KIT SWEETLY is her Young Adult debut and her sophomore novel, LUCKY GIRL, released from Page Street in May 2021.
ALLISON SAFT is the NEW YORK TIMES and indie bestselling author of A FAR WILDER MAGIC and DOWN COMES THE NIGHT. After receiving her MA in English Literature from Tulane University, she moved from the Gulf Coast to the West Coast, where she spends her time rolling on eight wheels and practicing aerial silks.
About THE VERMILION EMPORIUM
It was a day for finding things...
On the morning Twain, a lonely boy with a knack for danger, discovers a strand of starlight on the cliffs outside of Severon, a mysterious curiosity shop appears in town. Meanwhile, Quinta, the ordinary daughter of an extraordinary circus performer, chases rumors of the shop, the Vermilion Emporium, desperate for a way to live up to her mother’s magical legacy.
When Quinta meets Twain outside of the Emporium, two things happen: One, Quinta is sure she’s infatuated with this starlight boy, who uses his charm to hide his scars. Two, they enter the store and discover a book that teaches them how to weave starlight into lace.
Soon, their lace catches the eye of the Casorina, the ruler of Severon. She commissions Quinta and Twain to make her a starlight dress and will reward them handsomely enough to make their dreams come true. However, they can’t sew a dress without more material, and the secret to starlight’s origins has been lost for decades. As Quinta and Twain search the Emporium for answers, though, they discover the secret might not have actually been lost—but destroyed. And likely, for good reason.