Sara Ryan

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Sara Ryan
Born 1971
United States
Occupation Librarian
Nationality American
Genre Ya

Sara Ryan (born 1971) is an American writer and librarian living in Oregon.


Ryan was raised in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where she graduated from Pioneer High School in 1989.[citation needed] Her first novel, Empress of the World, was published in 2001 and is an ALA Best Book for Young Adults. A sequel, The Rules for Hearts, was published in 2007 and won the 2008 Oregon Book Award for Young Adult Literature.[1] She also writes graphic novels and is a member of the Periscope Studio. Together with Carla Speed McNeil, she released Bad Houses in 2013 from Dark Horse Comics.[2]

Openly bisexual,[3] she is married to the cartoonist Steve Lieber.[4]



Graphic novels and sequential art[edit]


  1. ^ "Oregon Book Awards – Past Finalists". Retrieved 2013-05-01. 
  2. ^ "About". Carla Speed McNeil. Retrieved 2017-03-11. 
  3. ^ Ryan, Sara, "FAQ", Empress of the World, retrieved 2007-10-30 
  4. ^ "Spotlight on Sara Ryan", ALA: Young Adult Library Services Association, retrieved 2007-10-30 

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