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Michelle Ruiz Keil



Angelika Keil
Michelle Ruiz Keil is a writer and tarot reader with an eye for the enchanted and a way with animals. Her critically acclaimed debut novel, All of Us With Wings, called "...a transcendent journey" by the New York Times and "...a fantastical ode the Golden City's post-punk era" by Entertainment Weekly, was released from Soho Teen in 2019. She is an alumnus of the Squaw Valley Community of Writers, the recipient of a 2020 Literary Lions Award from The King County Library System and a 2020 Hedgebrook resident. Her short fiction can be found on Cosmonauts Avenue and the anthologies Color Outside The Lines and Dispatches From Anarres.  A San Francisco Bay Area native, Michelle has lived in Portland Oregon for many years. She curates the fairytale reading series All Kinds of Fur and lives with her family in a cottage where the forest meets the city. 

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Books:
All of Us with Wings
Nuestras Raices
Soho Teen
June 2019
ISBN 9781641290340
360 pages
$18.99, INSTOCK
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Seventeen-year-old Xochi is on her own in San Francisco, running from a painful past. More/less

Color outside the Lines: Stories about Love
Nuestras Raices
Soho Teen
November 2019
ISBN 9781641290463
312 pages
$18.99, INSTOCK
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Color Outside the Lines brings together diverse, talented YA voices, including Samira Ahmed, Adam Silvera, Anna-Marie McLemore, Lori Lee, and Elsie Chapman, to reflect on interracial relationships. More/less

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