Daniel José Older

Author of Shadowshaper Cypher, the Young Adult series (Scholastic); Bone Street Rumba urban fantasy series (Penguin); and the upcoming Flood City, a middle grade sci-fi adventure (Scholastic). eRecipient of the International Latino Book Award and nominated for the Kirkus Prize, Mythopoeic Award, Locus Award, Andre Norton Award, and World Fantasy Award. Shadowshaper was named one of Esquire’s “80 Books Every Person Should Read.” His short stories and essays have appeared in The Guardian, on NPR, Tor.com, Salon, and BuzzFeed. He has taught at Voices at VONA, Mile High MFA Program, Vermont College of Fine Arts Writing for Children and Young Adults MFA Program, Boricua College, St John’s University, and Rikers Island, among other sites. Website: danieljoseolder.net. SLC, 2017–