Leah Johnson | Keynote
Leah Johnson is a writer, editor and eternal Midwesterner. Her bestselling debut YA novel, You Should See Me in a Crown is a 2021 Stonewall Honor Book and Lambda Literary Finalist, was the inaugural Reese’s Book Club YA Pick, and was named a best book of the year by Cosmo, Marie Claire, Parents, BuzzFeed, and New York Public Library among others. When she’s not writing, you can usually find her teaching her creative writing students, or on Twitter at @byleahjohnson, ranting about pop culture and politics. Her sophomore novel, Rise to the Sun is now available. Visit her at byleahjohnson.com.