Sara Farizan is an American writer of young adult literature. Her debut novel, If You Could Be Mine (2013), won the Ferro-Grumley Award, the Edmund White Award and the Lambda Literary Award for Children's/Young Adult Literature in 2014, and was named to the American Library Association Rainbow List as one of the year's best LGBT-themed books.
Her second novel, Tell Me Again How a Crush Should Feel, was published in 2014, and was again named to the Rainbow List for 2015.
Her third novel, Here to Stay, was published in 2018.
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- "LGBTQ Publishing: PW Talks with Sara Farizan". Publishers Weekly, May 23, 2014.
- "Lambda Awards honor best lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender books". Washington Post, June 2, 2014.
- "The Rainbow Project Released Its 2015 Rainbow List and It's Great News for LGBTQ Voices in YA Literature". Bustle, February 12, 2015.
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