Elisabet Velasquez is a Boricua writer. She is a New Jersey Individual Arts Fellowship award winner. Her debut young adult novel When We Make It went on to receive wide recognition including being named as a New York Times Young Adult Books To Watch For, YALSA Best Fiction, Kirkus Reviews Best Books, School Library Journal Best Books, 2022 In The Margins Book Award, AudioFile Best Audiobooks 2021 and was a chosen as a 2022 Gotham Book Prize Finalist and a Goodreads Choice Awards Nominee. When she is not writing she is living the life she hopes to write about.  

You can connect with her at ElisabetVelasquez.Com or follow her on Instagram for writing tips @Writebadmedia