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Academic Magnet Hosted Author Eden Royce for Virtual Visit!

Eden Royce with Conjure Island and Root Magic

Eden Royce is a writer from Charleston, SC. She is a Shirley Jackson Award finalist for her short story work and has written articles for Writer’s Digest and We Need Diverse Books. Her debut novel Root Magic is a Walter Dean Myers Award Honoree, an Andre Norton Nebula Award Finalist, an Ignyte Award winner, and a Mythopoeic Fantasy Award winner for outstanding children’s literature. A collection of her Southern Gothic short stories for adult readers, Who Lost, I Found, will be published in April 2023 and her second middle-grade book Conjure Island is forthcoming in June 2023. Find her online at