Cynthia Leitich Smith

About me

Industry Publishing
Occupation author
Location Austin, TX, United States
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Introduction New York Times & Publishers Weekly bestselling, award-winning author of Hearts Unbroken, the Tantalize series, the Feral trilogy and more. She/her/hers. Agented by Curtis Brown Ltd. in NYC. MFA Faculty, Vermont College of Fine Arts. Honorary board member, We Need Diverse Books. Ohonvyetv!
Interests Cats, reading, writing, archery, sushi, theater, museums, arts-and-crafts (craftsman) movement
Favorite Movies The Avengers, Big Hero Six, My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Back to the Future, Breakfast Club, Blast from the Past, The Blues Brothers, Bridget Jones's Diary, Cabin in the Woods, Captain America, Fried Green Tomatoes, Ever After, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Fright Night, Galaxy Quest, Gingersnaps, Groundhog Day, Guardians of the Galaxy, Hunger Games, Indiana Jones, Jumanji, Kate and Leopold, The Last Starfighter, Lost Boys, Music & Lyrics, My Big Fat Greek Wedding, My Cousin Vinny, Lost Boys, Men In Black, Misery, Miss Congeniality, On A Clear Day You Can See Forever, Pleasantville, The Princess Bride, Rapunzel, Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Serenity, Shakespeare in Love, Silence of the Lambs, Sleepless in Seattle, The Spiderwick Chronicles, Stand By Me, Star Wars (1977-1983), Teen Witch, Thor, When Harry Met Sally, The Witches of Eastwick, Xanadu
Favorite Music ABBA, Louis Armstrong, Rita Coolidge, James Darren, Melissa Etheridge, Ella Fitzgerald, Aretha Franklin, The Hudsons, Eartha Kitt, Meatloaf, Willie Nelson, Dolly Parton, Frank Sinatra, Walela
Favorite Books Jingle Dancer; Rain Is Not My Indian Name, Indian Shoes, Tantalize, Eternal, Blessed, Diabolical, Tantalize: Kieren's Story, Eternal: Zachary's Story, Feral Nights, Feral Curse, Feral Pride, Hearts Unbroken, Santa Knows, Holler Loudly