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 an MA in theology from Vanderbilt Divinity School and an MFA in fiction writing from Seattle Pacific University. In addition to writing, Bliss is in the process of becoming an Episcopal priest. When he’s not writing, he is working on a doctorate in Public Theology, getting tattoos, and whenever possible, snowboarding.

Festival Years: 2016, 2024