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Author Ann Davila Cardinal's Magical Touch with Young Adults is a Perfect Halloween Treat

Ann Davila Cardinal

Halloween is approaching and because of the pandemic, this is going to be a very different Halloween.

If you have teenagers in the house and they’re staying in this year, TV is not the only source of scary content.

WBGO’s Jon Kalish introduces us to an author who writes horror fiction for young adults.

Ann Davila Cardinal is a novelist and Director of Recruitment for Vermont College of Fine Arts (VCFA). She has a B.A. in Latino Studies from Norwich University, an M.A. in sociology from UI&U and an MFA in Writing from VCFA.  She also helped create VCFA's winter MFA in Writing residency in Puerto Ricol

Ann Davila CardinalAnn Davila Cardinal's "Category Five"
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Ann’s first novel, Sister Chicas was co-written with Jane Alberdeston Coralin and Lisa Alvarado, and was released from New American Library in 2006. Her next novel, a horror YA work titled Five Midnights, was released by Tor Teen on June 4, 2019. The story continues in Category Five, also from Tor Teen, released on June 2, 2020.

Click above to hear Jon Kalish's feature on novelist Ann Davila Cardinal.