Tucson Festival of Books

YA Workshop: Writing and Producing Films

Learn about screen writing and film production from Jarrod Schusterman and Sofia Lupuente, authors of the YA thriller, Retro, who also own their own film production company. In this workshop, they will compare writing YA novels with writing and producing a film and answer questions.

Sofia Lapuente

Sofía Lapuente is an author, screenwriter and avid world traveler who immigrated from Spain to the United States to realize her dream of storytelling. Since then, she has received a master's degree in fine arts at UCLA, worked as a producer and casting director on an Emmy nominated show and received coauthor credits in "Gleanings," the fourth installment of the bestselling Arc of a Scythe trilogy, with her partner, Jarrod....

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Jarrod Schusterman

Jarrod Shusterman is the New York Times bestselling co-author of the novel "Dry," which he is adapting for a major Hollywood film studio with Neal Shusterman. He is also the co-author of the accoladed novel "Roxy....

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Sofia Lapuente, Jarrod Schusterman
Children / Teens
Simon and Schuster
January 2023
ISBN 9781665902755
400 pages