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Sarah Darer Littman

Sarah Darer Littman is the critically acclaimed author of 18 middle grade and young adult novels, including Deepfake, Backlash, and Charmed, I'm Sure and Confessions of a Closet Catholic. When she's not writing novels or eating chocolate (sometimes both at the same time), she teaches writing at Western Connecticut State University.


Ask the Author!

Want to know where authors get their ideas? How to get published? Best writing snacks? This is the program for you!

Sarah Darer Littman

30 Minute Program

Writing interesting villians

Conflict drives a story. The cat sat on the mat isn’t a story, but the dog sat on the cat’s mat…now we’re talking.

Sarah Darer Littman

45 Minute Program

Stranger than fiction

Sarah draws inspiration for her novels from real life, contemporary issues, especially around how technology has changed the lives of young people for better - and worse. In this program, she encourages students to observe current events and technology and brainstorm what ifs - the building block of any story.

Sarah Darer Littman

45 Minute Program

Sarah Darer Littman is the critically acclaimed author of Young Adult novels: Deepfake, Anything But Okay, In Case You Missed It, Backlash, (Winner of the Iowa Teen Book Award and the Grand Canyon Reader Award) Want to Go Private?, Life, After and Purge. Her middle-grade novels are Taming of the Shoe, Fairest of Them All, Charmed, I’m Sure, and Confessions of a Closet Catholic, winner of the Sydney Taylor Book Award. She is an insatiably curious person who loves kids, dogs, and chocolate. In addition to writing novels, Sarah teaches in the Writing Department at Western Connecticut State University.

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Deepfake