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Quinn Diacon-Furtado

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Quinn Diacon-Furtado writes about gender, magic, and ancestral healing across multiple genres. After years of teaching middle school and high school, they particularly love writing for young readers. Their fiction has been recognized by Voyage Magazine’s First Chapter Contest, the Francelia Butler Conference, and the Rutgers University Council on Children’s Literature.
Quinn is also the creator of the newsletter/podcast The Slow Read, a series about their personal experience with reading (dis)ability.
They hold an MFA in Children’s Literature from Hollins University. They live with their partner on Mohican lands. You can find them at OR @ya_quinn_ya on IG & Twitter.

Cohort: Young-adult-fiction

Year: 2022

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