Sarah Rees Brennan is the No. 1 New York Times bestselling YA author of over a dozen books, both solo and co-written with authors including Kelly Link and Maureen Johnson. She was long-listed for the Carnegie for her first novel. She was born in Ireland by the sea and lives there now in the shadow of a cathedral, where she's working on--among other things--her series of tie-in novels with the hit Netflix show The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. Her most recent standalone novel, In Other Lands, is a tale of love, friendship and wings starring the crankiest boy to ever stumble into a magic land and was a Lodestar Award and Mythopoeic Award finalist. Johanna The Mad is a Mexican digital artist and illustrator currently working on the sports comic series Fence (nominated for a GLAAD award under the "Outstanding Comic Book" category).
Praise for Fence: Striking Distance:One of Buzzfeed's 10 Young Adult Books to Read Just in Time For the 2020 OlympicsOne of BookRiot's Summer 2020 YA Books: Your Reading List is Hot, Hot, Hot! "Queer-affirming.... Fans of C.S. Pacat's graphic series Fence may wish to reenter this world in novel form."—Kirkus
Part sports story, part romance, this novelization of C. S. "Pacat's comic series is a laugh-out-loud funny dive into camaraderie and identity.... A satisfying but open ending will leave readers eager for the next installation in this worthy adaptation."—Booklist
"Brennan plops the reader into the 'Fence' universe without a backward look and darts forward with admirable speed.... Romance and comedy compete for top billin.... A solid buy where the graphic novel series is popular, or for libraries looking for a fun book to bump up their LGBTQ+ selections."—School Library Journal