S. K. Ali
S. K. Ali is the author of the American Library Association’s 2018 Morris award finalist, Saints and Misfits. Her debut novel won critical literary acclaim for its groundbreaking portrayal of an unapologetic Muslim-American teen’s life. Saints and Misfits was featured on several Best Teen Novels of 2017 lists including from Entertainment Weekly (People magazine), Kirkus Reviews and the New York Public Library. It was also a CBC Canada Reads 2018 longlist title and featured in the Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, NBC News, Huffington Post, Salon, Bustle, CBC Radio‘s The Next Chapter, The Social, The Morning Show and other North American media. Her second novel, Love From A to Z, a story about finding love in the time of Islamophobia, will be published in May of 2019 by Simon & Schuster. S. K. Ali also has a co-authored picture book coming out next year about first day hijabs, published by Little, Brown and Company.