E. L. Shen

E. L. Shen is an author and editor whose family immigrated to Flushing, Queens many years ago. She attended Barnard College of Columbia University and received a Bachelor of Arts in English with a concentration in creative writing. Her debut novel, The Comeback (Farrar, Straus and Giroux Books for Young Readers 2021), was praised in the New York Times for its “fast-paced prose and authentic dialogue.” The Queens of New York is her first book for teens. E. L. Shen lives in Brooklyn, NY, and you can learn more at elshenwrites.com.

E. L.  Shen

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