Justina Chen

Justina  Chen

Justina Chen is a young adult novelist who has won numerous awards. North of Beautiful, a Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year; Girl Overboard, a Junior Library Guild premiere pick; Nothing But the Truth (and a handful white lies), winner of the Asian Pacific American Prize for Writing; and Return to Me are just a few of her novels. Readergirlz, a cutting-edge reading and social media project for teenagers that won the National Book Award for Innovations in Reading, was cofounded by her. Justina works as an executive communications strategist for executives when she isn't writing for teenagers. She previously worked as a speechwriter and executive communications manager for a Microsoft president. Justina frequently presents at major companies such as the Mayo Clinic and Microsoft, where she offers popular storytelling workshops.