Lilliam Rivera is the award-winning author of The Education of Margot Sanchez, a young adult novel available now from Simon & Schuster. The novel was recently nominated by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) as a 2017 Best Fiction for Young Adults. Named a "2017 Face to Watch" by the Los Angeles Times, she is also a 2016 Pushcart Prize winner and a 2015 Clarion alumni. Lilliam's work has appeared in Lenny Letter, Tin House, Los Angeles Times, and USA Today. Lilliam lives in Los Angeles where she’s completing her second young adult novel Dealing In Dreams.