Individual Author Record
Name:Pen Name: None Genre: C:YA Fiction Born: Sites:
Illinois ConnectionAdeyemi grew up in Homewood Flossmoor and Hinsdale. She graduated from Hinsdale Central High School in 2011.
Biographical and Professional InformationTomi Adeyemi is the #1 New York Times-bestselling Nigerian-American author of Children of Blood and Bone. After graduating Harvard University with an honors degree in English literature, she received a fellowship to study West African mythology, religion, and culture in Salvador, Brazil. When she’s not working on her novels, she can be found blogging and teaching creative writing on her website. She now resides in San Diego, California.
*"Children of Blood and Bone", Holt , 2018 *"Children of Virtue and Vengeance", Holt, 2019