Melissa de la Cruz Writes It All: History, Fantasy, Modern Life

Saturday, April 28 | 3:15 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Literary
  • Teen
  • Women/Gender

Melissa de la Cruz, interviewed by Jessica Lee

Melissa de la Cruz never met a genre she didn’t like. The versatile author (with a penchant for villains) has written more than 45 chart-topping books—from the historical love story of Alex and Eliza (Hamilton, that is) to the fantastical prequel to the Disney Channel movie “The Descendants.” Her books have graced the charts of The New York Times, Publishers Weekly, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, and Los Angeles Times, and now she graces our stage. Come learn from this Jack of all Trades as she talks the challenges of risky writing and how she finds her groove.

Hotel Shattuck Plaza - Crystal Ballroom