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Genre: C:YA Fiction

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Wees earned an MFA in Fiction Writing from Columbia College Chicago. She lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Alyssa Wees wrote a lot of stories about her Beanie Babies when she was growing up. She has earned a BA in English from Creighton University and an MFA in Fiction Writing from Columbia College Chicago. Currently she works as an assistant librarian in youth services at a public library.


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Awards

-- """The Waking Forest""" *Starred Review, Kirkus, 2019 *Starred Review, School Library Journal, 2019 *ILLINOIS READS Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2020