E. L. Shen Books & Biography
E. L. Shen is an author and editor whose family immigrated to Flushing, Queens, many years ago. She attended Barnard College of Columbia University and received a Bachelor of Arts in English with a concentration in creative writing. Her debut novel, The Comeback (Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers, 2021), was a Junior Library Guild Selection, received two starred reviews, and was praised in The New York Times for its “fast-paced prose, authentic dialogue, and high-spirited [protagonist].” The Queens of New York is her first book for teens. E. L. Shen lives in Brooklyn, NY. Learn more at elshenwrites.com.