Although October is months away, planning for Books by the Banks 2019 is already well underway! We are excited to announce that New York Times best-selling author Laini Taylor will appear at this year’s festival as the headlining young adult author.
Laini Taylor is a YA and fantasy author, as well as graphic novelist. She was a National Book Award finalist for Lips Touch: Three Times, and is best known for the Daughter of Smoke and Bone series which is being made into a movie series. She lives in Portland, Oregon with her husband, illustrator Jim Di Bartolo, and their daughter.