E.J. Schwartz’s YA contemporary debut, BEFORE WE WERE BLUE, pitched as Netflix’s Cheer meets Girl, Interrupted, has sold to Mari Kesselring at Flux. In a treatment center for eating disorders, former cheer-lebrity Shoshana and headstrong rebel Rowan question if their overwhelming bond as patients helps or hinders their recovery. Publication set for Fall 2021!
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Currently E.J. is pursuing her MFA degree at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Her micro-memoir was recently selected by The New York Times for its Tiny Love Stories feature, which can be read here, and her flash fiction piece “Melon” just won UNCW’s FlashLIT contest.
E.J. is represented by Kaitlyn Johnson at the Belcastro literary agency. She tweets @byEJSchwartz.