e.E. Charlton-Trujillo

e.E. Charlton-Trujillo is the recipient of the Delacorte Dell Yearling Award for her first novel, “Prizefighter En Mi Casa.” Her third and most recent novel, “Fat Angie,” was an American Library Association’s Stonewall Award-winner, a Lambda Literary Finalist, and a Choose to Read Ohio book. “Fat Angie” was also the foundation for a unique book tour to empower at-risk youth via writing and discussion and the catalyst for the feature documentary “At-Risk Summer.” Charlton-Trujillo co-founded a non-profit to bridge the gap between at-risk youth and artists called Never Counted Out. A filmmaker and YA novelist, she lives in California.