Lambda award wining author Michael Thomas Ford, and debut author Drew Ferguson will be joining us to read from their newest long awaited teen novels "Suicide Notes" and "The Screwed Up Life of Charlie the Second".
“Suicide Notes” by Michael Thomas Ford is a teen novel about a fifteen year old boy named Jeff who wakes up on New Years Day in a psychiatric ward. Jeff does not believe that he needs to be institutionalized; but as his time spent in the hospital, Jeff begins to accept certain traits about him and those surrounding him.
“The Screwed up Life of Charlie the Second” is another teen novel written by Drew Ferguson. Charles James Stewart II, a Lutheran teen from Illinois, explores his angst and personal secrets through his journal entries and college application essay. The book discusses homophobia, infatuation and overcoming the fear of wanting to be who you are.
About the authors:
Michael Thomas Ford is the author of books for both young readers and adults. He lives in San Francisco with his partner and their five dogs.
Drew Ferguson received his MFA in Creative Writing from Columbia College, Chicago. His work has appeared in Blithe House Quarterly, The James White Review, Hair Trigger, The Great Lawn and other publications. He lives in Chicago.
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