Francesca G. Varela
Francesca G. Varela was raised in Oregon’s Willamette Valley. She graduated from the University of Oregon in 2015 and is currently pursuing her master’s degree in Environmental Humanities at the University of Utah. She is the author of two novels: Call of the Sun Child—winner at the 2014 Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards and finalist at the 2015 Next Generation Indie Book Awards—and Listen— and a finalist in the Foreword Review’s 2016 Indies Book of the Year Awards. When not writing or reading, Francesca enjoys hiking, playing piano, and figure skating.