Bryan Bliss

Young Adult

Bryan Bliss is the author of several young adult novels, including No Parking at the End Times, Meet Me Here, Thoughts & Prayers, and We'll Fly Away, which was longlisted for the 2018 National Book Award. He holds master's degrees in theology from Vanderbilt Divinity School and fiction writing from Seattle Pacific University, where he is also one of the founding mentors for the new young adult fiction concentration. In addition to writing, Bliss has worked as a youth pastor for nearly 20 years. He lives in St. Paul, Minnesota.


Festival Years: 2016, 2020, 2021

Recommended Reading

We'll Fly Away