So happy to announce that Control has a sequel!
From Publisher’s Marketplace, February 12, 2013:
Lydia Kang’s CATALYST, sequel to CONTROL in which a teen girl in 2151 is forced to align herself with her worst enemies in a safe house that’s anything but safe, to Kathy Dawson at Kathy Dawson Books, in a good deal, for publication in Fall 2014, by Eric Myers at The Spieler Agency (World).
✾I will be at the RT convention in Kansas City on Teen day (Saturday May 4th); come chat at the FAN-tastic Day Party at 6:30!
✾I will be a the ALA convention in Chicago (June 27-30th) and will be on a fun Trivia panel with Veronica Roth and the Class of 2k13! See you there!
✾CONTROL is on a list of 13 books to read in 2013 on Hypable!
✾ io9 list with CONTROL on "All the Essential Science Fiction and Fantasy Books That are Coming Out in 2013"
✾Sci-fi YA books on the radar screen at Stacked Books
ON WRITING AND PUBLISHING
✾25 Things You May Not Know About Me
✾ Check out some advice from me and other kidlit authors debuting 2013 (The Lucky 13s) at WriteOnCon!
✾ The Lucky 13s also have a spotlight on the publishing process on the blog Ink & Angst.
✾ More Luckies dish on The First Sale, Expectation vs Reality on YA Highway.
POETRY & OTHER WRITING NEWS
✾My prose poem, The Clot, has been accepted by Great Weather For Media's Summer 2013 Anthology.
✾ My vignette, The Cobbler, has been published in the fall 2012 issue of Vine Leaves Literary Journal and has been selected for the Best of 2012 Anthology, coming December 2012.
✾ I've been published in a poetry anthology! Poetry Pact, Volume 1 is now available on Amazon. 100% of proceeds benefit Direct Relief International.
✾ Two poems, "In the NICU" and "The Tumor" have been published in Hektoen International: A Journal of Medical Humanities, fall 2012.