The #YA4Hillary Campaign Mobilizes 75+ Young Adult Authors In Support Of Hillary Clinton
Thanks to some encouragement from Jenny Han, Renee Ahdieh, David Levithan, and others, young adult publishers and authors are using the #YA4Hillary hashtag to discuss why they're voting for Hillary Clinton and urge new adults to make sure they're registered to vote. #YA4Hillary is just heating up, but the tag is already trending on Twitter, with more than 2,000 tweets at the time of this writing.
More than 75 YA authors signed the initial press release to commit to the #YA4Hillary campaign. Some of them had not yet begun tweeting their support when Bustle went to press. The authors who signed the press release, but who are not represented below, include Renee Ahdieh, David Arnold, Jay Asher, Melissa de la Cruz, Charlotte Huang, Amie Kaufman, Sashi Kaufman, David Levithan, Laurent Linn, Marie Lu, Sonya Mukherjee, Lauren Oliver, Shea Olson, Micol Ostow, Maria Padian, Danielle Paige, Gae Polisner, Will Ritter, Lilliam Rivera, Gregg Rosenblum, Melissa Sarno, Sarvenaz Tash, Kim Turrisi, Danielle Vega, Jessica Verdi, Siobhan Vivian, Suzanne Young, and Jeff Zentner.
As a YA fan, you can retweet your favorite #YA4Hillary tweets and encourage your friends and family members to make sure they are registered to vote on Nov. 8.
Here's why 35 of your favorite authors are saying #ImWithHer.
1. Samira Ahmed
Samira Ahmed is the author of Swimming Lessons.
2. Adi Alsaid
Adi Alsaid is the author of Let's Get Lost, Never Always Sometimes, and North of Happy.
3. Jodi Lynn Anderson
Jodi Lynn Anderson is the author of Peaches, Tiger Lily, and the May Bird trilogy.
4. Maria E. Andreu
Maria E. Andreu is the author of The Secret Side of Empty.
5. Victoria Aveyard
Victoria Aveyard is the author of the Red Queen series.
6. Gwenda Bond
Gwenda Bond is the author of Blackwood, Lois Lane, and the Cirque Americain series, among others.
7. Katie Cotugno
Katie Cotugno is the author of How to Love, 99 Days, and Fireworks.
8. Andrea Cremer
Andrea Cremer is the author of the Nightshade series and the Inventor's Secret series, among others.
9. Kathleen Glasgow
Kathleen Glasgow is the author of Girl in Pieces.
10. I.W. Gregorio
I.W. Gregorio is the author of None of the Above.
11. Jenny Han
Jenny Han is the author of the To All the Boys I've Loved Before trilogy.
12. David James
David James is the author of Light of the Moon and Between the Stars and Sky.
13. Kelly Jensen
Kelly Jensen is the author of Here We Are: Feminism for the Real World.
14. Maureen Johnson
Maureen Johnson is the author of Girl at Sea and the Shades of London series, among others.
15. Beth Kephart
Beth Kephart is the author of One Thing Stolen and This Is the Story of You, among others.
16. Jessica Khoury
Jessica Khoury is the author of The Forbidden Wish and the Corpus trilogy.
17. Jay Kristoff
Jay Kristoff is the author of the Lotus War series and The Nevernight Chronicles, and is the co-author of The Illuminae Files.
18. Lindsey Lane
Lindsey Lane is the author of Evidence of Things Not Seen and Snuggle Mountain.
19. Stacey Lee
Stacey Lee is the author of Under a Painted Sky, Outrun the Moon, and The Secret of a Heart Note.
20. Emery Lord
Emery Lord is the author of Open Road Summer, The Start of Me & You, When We Collided, and The Names They Gave Us.
21. Kimberly McCreight
Kimberly McCreight is the author of Reconstructing Amelia, Where They Found Her, and The Outliers.
22. Kass Morgan
Kass Morgan is the author of The 100 series.
23. Ellen Oh
Ellen Oh is the author of The Dragon King Chronicles.
24. Heather W. Petty
Heather W. Petty is the author of the Lock & Mori series.
25. Caroline Tung Richmond
Caroline Tung Richmond is the author of The Only Thing to Fear and The Darkest Hour.
26. Neal Shusterman
Neal Shusterman is the author of Challenger Deep, Unwind, and Bruiser, among others.
27. Amber Smith
Amber Smith is the author of The Way I Used to Be.
28. Andrew Smith
Andrew Smith is the author of Grasshopper Jungle, 100 Sideways Miles, and the Winger series, among others.
29. Brie Spangler
Brie Spangler is the author of Beast.
30. Sabaa Tahir
Sabaa Tahir is the author of the Ember in the Ashes series.
31. Robin Talley
Robin Talley is the author of Lies We Tell Ourselves, What We Left Behind, and As I Descended.
32. John Corey Whaley
John Corey Whaley is the author of Where Things Come Back, Noggin, and Highly Illogical Behavior.
33. Kiersten White
Kiersten White is the author of the Paranormalcy series and The Conquerors Saga, among others.
34. Wendy Wunder
Wendy Wunder is the author of The Probability of Miracles and The Museum of Intangible Things.
35. Nicola Yoon
Nicola Yoon is the author of Everything, Everything and The Sun Is Also a Star.