Nic Stone

Nic performed on our virtual stage for Seriously Entertaining on March 23, 2021, speaking on the evening’s theme, “From This Moment On.” Watch it below.

Nic Stone is an Atlanta native and a Spelman College graduate. Her debut novel for young adults, Dear Martin, and her debut middle-grade novel, Clean Getaway, were both New York Times bestsellers. She is also the author of Odd One Out, a novel about discovering oneself and who it is okay to love, which was an NPR Best Book of the Year and a Rainbow Book List Top Ten selection, Jackpot, a love-ish story that takes a searing look at economic inequality and Shuri: A Black Panther Novel based on the much-loved character from the Black Panther comics and film. Dear Justyce, the sequel to Dear Martin, was published in 2020. The sequel to Shuri, entitled The Vanished, was published in 2021, and the third installment, entitled Symbiosis, was published in 2023. Nic lives in Atlanta with her family.

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