Tomi Adeyemi is a Nigerian-American writer and creative writing coach based in San Diego, California. After graduating Harvard University with an honors degree in English literature, she received a fellowship that allowed her to study West African mythology and culture in Salvador, Brazil. When she’s not working on her novels or watching Scandal, she can be found blogging and teaching creative writing to her 4,500 subscribers at tomiadeyemi.com. Her website has been named one of the 101 best websites for writers by Writer’s Digest.
Genres: Young Adult Fantasy
Tomi Adeyemi recommends
The Last Namsara (2017)
(Iskari, book 1)
"The most simple thing I can say is this is the best book I have ever read and Kristen Ciccarelli is now my favorite author."
Dactyl Hill Squad (2018)
(Dactyl Hill Squad, book 1)
Daniel José Older
"An extraordinary adventure full of heart and imagination that adults will enjoy reading just as much as kids! This is the story that would've made me fall in love with reading when I was a kid."
All the Stars and Teeth (2020)
(All the Stars and Teeth, book 1)
"Fierce and unrelenting...get lost in this beautiful book!."
(Wolves of No World, book 1)
"With vivid characters that take on a life of their own, beautiful details that peel back the curtain on Romina's Argentinian heritage, and cutting prose that shines a light on the difficulties of being the ‘other’ in America today, Romina Garber crafts a timely tale of identity and adventure that every teenager should read."
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