Sierra Elmore writes YA contemporary and YA thriller novels about girls wreaking havoc while fighting trauma. Her queer-focused work has won the YoungArts merit award and was selected for the Author Mentor Match program.
Sierra is pursuing a BA in sociology, and works as a leadership development analyst. She’s conducted research on the representation of mentally ill women in media, as well as relational aggression amongst adolescent girls.
Sierra lives in New York City, where she explores independent bookstores, volunteers for the Crisis Text Line, and goes to as many concerts as possible.
Representation: Patrice Caldwell at Morhaim Literary