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Nina LaCour

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Nina LaCour writes fiction for teenagers and adults. She has an MFA from Mills College, and teaches English at an independent high school in Berkeley. She has great fondness for photography, cooking, and teenagers. A San Francisco Bay Area native, she lives in Oakland with her girlfriend and their two rambunctious cats.

Genres: Literary Fiction, Young Adult Romance, Young Adult Fiction

Michael L. Printz Award Best Book winner (2018) : We Are Okay

Nina LaCour recommends
Simon Vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda (2015)
(Simonverse, book 1)
Becky Albertalli
"I am so in love with this book."
Fans of the Impossible Life (2015)
Kate Scelsa
"A deeply moving story about friendship and individuality in an often inhospitable world."
Unscripted (2020)
Nicole Kronzer
"A truly special book, written at exactly the right time."
This Place Is Still Beautiful (2022)
XiXi Tian
"Tender and lovely, This Place is Still Beautiful tells the story of a family forced to face their town - and each other - in the wake of a crime that can't be ignored. XiXi Tian is an exciting new voice in YA, and this moving debut is not to be missed."

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