101: Vanessa Len Interview

The Fantasy Inn Podcast

Jul 26 2022 • 44 mins

Travis interviews author Vanessa Len about Only A Monster, her debut novel from HarperTeen. With the sweeping romance of Passenger and the dark fantasy edge of This Savage Song, this standout YA contemporary fantasy novel is the first in a planned trilogy.

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Vanessa and Travis discuss discuss who society views as monsters, the trickiness of time travel, and how to write a book you just can't put down.

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About Vanessa Len:

Vanessa Len is an Australian author of Chinese-Malaysian and Maltese heritage. An educational editor, she has worked on everything from language learning programs to STEM resources, to professional learning for teachers. Vanessa is a graduate of the Clarion Workshop in San Diego, and she lives in Melbourne.

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