Natasha Bowen to Launch Her Debut Novel In Conversation With Nicola Yoon

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Natasha Bowen will celebrate the publication of her debut novel, SKIN OF THE SEA (Random House Books for Young Readers), in conversation with fellow RHCB author Nicola Yoon at a Politics & Prose Live! virtual event on Tuesday, November 2, beginning at 6:00 pm (ET).  

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Simidele is a Mami Wata – a mermaid – dutybound to collect souls of those who die at sea and bless their journeys to the Supreme Creator. When a living boy is thrown overboard, Simi does the unimaginable, she saves his life. To protect the other Mami Wata, Simi must make the dangerous journey to the Supreme Creator to make amends. SKIN OF THE SEA is a story of great love and resistance based in West African mythology.

Natasha Bowen is a writer, teacher, and mother of three. SKIN OF THE SEA is her first novel.

Nicola Yoon is the bestselling author of Instructions for Dancing, The Sun is Also a Star, and Everything Everything. She’s also a National Book Award finalist, Michael L. Printz Honor Book recipient, a Walter Award winner, and a Coretta Scott King New Talent Award winner. Two of her novels have been made into major motion pictures.

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Posted: October 29, 2021