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Francesca G. Varela

Author's Bio

Francesca G. Varela was raised in Oregon’s Willamette Valley. She graduated from the University of Oregon in 2014 with a major in environmental studies and a minor in creative writing. During her time at U of O, Francesca had pieces published in campus publications including The Ecotone Journal of Environmental Studies and Envision: Environmental Journalism. Her dream of becoming an author began in third grade, and her writing career had an early start; she had a poem published in the 2002 edition of The Anthology of Poetry by Young Americans. When not writing or reading, she spends her time practicing piano and violin, figure skating, walking her dog, Ginger, and exploring Oregon’s wild places.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Listen (Homebound Publications, 2016), Call of the Sun Child (Homebound Publications, 2014)
Prizes:
2014 Moonbeam Children's Book Awards Bronze Medal - Best First Book and 2015 Next Generation Indie Book Awards Finalist - Young-Adult

Francesca G. Varela Resume

Personal Favorites

Favorite Authors:
J.D. Salinger, Jack London, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau

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Listing last updated: March 7, 2016

More Information

Listed as:
Fiction Writer
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Caucasian, Latino/Latina, Mixed Race
Prefers to work with:
Adults, Naturalists/Environmentalists, Teenagers
Born in:
CA
Raised in:
OR

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