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Emily O'Beirne

Here are some of the gay things I really loved so far. By the way, be warned, some of them (all?) are pre-2017. I take a long time to get around to things, but maybe you’ll find something you haven’t seen or read.

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I wrote this as a message to one of my readers after I saw her posts on a social media site, but I thought I’d just pop it here, too. This is not intended to target her still, but to show other readers how I feel about this subject, which is a really demoralising one for authors to deal with.

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Why I decided to write a sequel to Future Leaders of Nowhere, and why All the Ways to Here won’t be about romantic complications.

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Cover Reveal: All the Ways to Here (Future Leaders Sequel)

Get a look at the cover to the sequel to Future Leaders of Nowhere, called All the Ways to Here, and read the blurb.

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Future Leaders Featured in Teen Vogue

My latest LGBT young adult book, Future Leaders of Nowhere was featured and reviewed in Teen Vogue’s ‘New Queer Fiction Reads you MUST read in March’ piece.

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Preview: Future Leaders of Nowhere

Here is a brief excerpt from my upcoming release, Future Leaders of Nowhere, an contemporary, Australian LGBT young adult fiction story. It will be released in March 2017.

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The Post-Coming out YA Story

I wrote a guest post for the fabulous Gay YA website, discussing the importance of stories that deal with issues and themes beyond the process of coming out in LGBTQ young adult fiction.

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My Top 10 LGBT Young Adult Books

I was asked for a recent guest post to list my personal top ten books of all time. But honestly, the thought of having to conjure and then commit to a list of my ten all-time favourites is positively panic-inducing.

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Those Awkward Straight Girl Crushes

That awkward straight-friend crush. Haven’t all teen lesbians lived that particular hell?

My upcoming novel, Here’s the Thing is about sixteen-year-old Zel, who returns to Australia after nearly a year in New York. And when she moves she’s forced to leave her best friend, Prim, behind. This is extra devastating for Zel because for almost the entire time they’ve been friends, Zel has been harbouring a mammoth, unrequited crush on her.

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