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Namina Forna is a young adult novelist based in Los Angeles, and the author of the New York Times bestselling epic fantasy YA novel The Gilded Ones. Originally from Sierra Leone, West Africa, she moved to the US when she was nine and has been traveling back and forth ever since. Namina loves telling stories with fierce female leads and works as a screenwriter in LA.
This Meet the Author event is presented in conjunction with Magic, Mayhem, & Maturity: The Growth of Youth Fantasy Literature. The exhibition and its related programming are supported by the Connecticut Humanities.