2023 ALAN Breakfast Speaker

2023 ALAN Breakfast Speaker

Amber McBride is the ALAN breakfast keynote speaker! The ALAN breakfast will be held on Saturday, November 18.  Register for breakfast tickets through the NCTE registration portal.

Amber McBride estimates she reads about 100 books a year. Her work has been published in literary magazines including Ploughshares and Provincetown Arts. Her debut young adult novel, Me (Moth) was a finalist for the National Book Award, and won the Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe Award for New Talent, among many other accolades. She is also the author of the acclaimed young adult novel, We Are All So Good at Smiling, and her debut middle grade novel, Gone Wolf. She is a professor of creative writing at University of Virginia, and lives in Charlottesville, Virginia.