Talia Clay is a YA speculative fiction and science fiction author. Her books challenge racial politics and address coming-of age issues of black youth. Her first novel, White Minority, will be released next summer.

Talia has been writing for more than fifteen years. She is the owner of the minimalist and lifestyle blog Slow Paced Living in the United States. She also writes about the challenges of Black writers on her personal blog. She dabbles in poetry.

Talia has a Master’s Degree in Writing from Nova Southeastern University and Bachelor’s Degree in Creative Writing and Psychology from the University of Miami.

Fun facts about Talia: An avid reader and self-help junkie. A lover of languages, learning Spanish & Japanese. East Coast Native: Lived in Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, New York, Georgia. Vegetarian way before it was cool (for 18+ years). Healthy food foodie and bread lover. Wife to a doting husband. Mother of one adorable baby with an extremely popular name.