Press Kit

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Intro

For literary rights inquiries, please contact Brooks Sherman of Janklow & Nesbit at bsherman@janklow.com

For film and television rights, Angie is represented by Mary Pender at United Talent Agency. Please contact Mary at penderm@unitedtalent.com

For speaking engagements, Angie is exclusively represented by The Lavin Agency. To inquire about having Angie speak at your event, please contact Charles Yao, Director of Intellectual Talent at The Lavin Agency at cyao@thelavinagency.com

For other inquiries, please use the form on the Contact page.

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Bios

Short Bio

Angie Thomas was born, raised, and still lives in Jackson, Mississippi. A former teen rapper, she holds a BFA in creative writing from Belhaven University. Her award-winning, acclaimed debut novel, The Hate U Give, is a #1 New York Times bestseller and major motion picture from Fox 2000, starring Amandla Stenberg and directed by George Tillman, Jr. Her second novel, On the Come Up, is on sale now.

Long Bio

Angie Thomas was born, raised, and still resides in Jackson, Mississippi as indicated by her accent. She is a former teen rapper whose greatest accomplishment was an article about her in Right-On Magazine with a picture included. She holds a BFA in Creative Writing from Belhaven University and an unofficial degree in Hip Hop. She can also still rap if needed. She is an inaugural winner of the Walter Dean Myers Grant 2015, awarded by We Need Diverse Books. Her award-winning, acclaimed debut novel, The Hate U Give, is a #1 New York Times bestseller and major motion picture from Fox 2000, starring Amandla Stenberg and directed by George Tillman, Jr. Her second novel, On the Come Up, is on sale now.

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Images