Thursday, April 08, 2010

Barry Lyga
will be joining us for the Teen Book Festival this May!

Barry is the author of several books for teens. Some of these include:

The Astonishing Adventures of Fanboy and Goth Girl
Boy Toy
Goth Girl Rising
Wolverine: Worst Day Ever

He is also the author of a collection of short stories, comic books, and a non-fiction book about comic books!

Some interesting facts about Barry are...

*He graduated from Yale with a degree in English

*He wrote his first novel in High School (which he claims to be truly awful)

*He worked in the comic book industry for 10 years

*Barry has witnessed police interrogation through on-way mirrors (just like on TV!)

*He has three books that he is in the process of writing; one called Archvillian Book 1 will hopefully be released fall of this year; the second The Graphic Novel is planned to be released in Fall of 2011; the third The Monster has no set release date!

To learn more about Barry visit his TBF page:
and his personal website: