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Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Kat Helgeson  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Young Adult;


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Illinois Connection

Helgeson lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Kat Helgeson creates content for social media channels by day and writes young adult novels by night.


Say No to the Bro Illinois Reads Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2018

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes)

Selected Titles At Your Library

Gena/Finn /
ISBN: 1452138397. OCLC Number: 912356638

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"Told through emails, text messages, journal entries, and blog posts, two fans of a popular TV show become friends online, but soon realize the bond between them is more than fan fiction in this story of friendship and love through social media in the digital age"--

Say no to the bro /
ISBN: 1481471937. OCLC Number: 960741736

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"Two teens become entangled in a cut-throat prom date auction in this story that is equal parts dark comedy, high school romance, and timely social commentary; and loosely inspired by true events"--