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Indiana Authors Awards Honoree

saundra mitchell

Saundra Mitchell

2020 Young Adult Winner

Saundra Mitchell has been a phone psychic, a car salesperson, a denture-deliverer and a layout waxer. She’s dodged trains, endured basic training, and hitchhiked from Montana to California. The author of nearly 20 books for tweens and teens, Mitchell’s work includes Edgar Nominee Shadowed SummerThe Vespertine series, Lambda Finalist All the Things We Do in the Dark, and the Camp Murderface series with Josh Berk. She’s also the editor of three anthologies for teens, Defy the Dark, All Out and Out Now. She always picks truth; dares are too easy.

See all the 2020 winners and learn more about the 2020 Awards or view the entire young adult shortlist.