Trang Thanh Tran

Trang Thanh Tran is a queer Vietnamese American writer telling all stories scary, otherworldly, and emotional for young adults and adults. Their YA debut novel, She Is a Haunting, was an instant New York Times and IndieBound bestseller, an IndieNext pick, and was selected by Target and Barnes & Noble as a YA Book Club pick. It was named a finalist for the 2024 William C. Morris YA Debut Award and won the Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in a Young Adult Novel. Their next novel, They Bloom at Night, will be released in March 2025. They are an alum of the Writing Barn’s Rainbow Weekend 2020 and Tin House’s YA Fiction Workshop in 2021. They currently lives in the South with their family and two mischievous cats.


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