Author-artist Lila Quintero Weaver is offering a signed/personalized copy of her middle grade novel, My Year in the Middle, related swag, and piece of original art from her graphic memoir, Darkroom: A Memoir in Black and White. Below is an example of her artwork from her graphic novel. Click here for an essay about her book, which has more examples of her artwork.
Lila Quintero Weaver was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, but grew up in Alabama. She tells the story of her family’s immigration in Darkroom: A Memoir in Black & White (The University of Alabama Press, 2012). Cuarto oscuro: Recuerdos en blanco y negro is the Spanish edition. In July 2018, Candlewick Press released Lila’s first children’s book, My Year in the Middle. Lila and her husband Paul have three grown children.
Her social-media hangouts are Twitter: @LilaQWeaver and Instagram. She also collaborates on this blog, Latinxs in Kid Lit.