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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Kayla Ancrum  

Pen Name: K. Ancrum

Genre: C:YOUNG ADULT Fiction




Illinois Connection

Ancrum grew up in Chicago and still lives there today. She attended Dominican University.

Biographical and Professional Information

Kayla Ancrum is a Chicago native passionate about diversity and representation in young adult fiction. She currently writes most of her work in the lush gardens of the Chicago Art Institute.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library


-- ''The Weight of the Stars'', *Starred Review - Booklist