Dana Langer is a high school English teacher. She holds a BA in creative writing from Brandeis University where she was the recipient of the Dafna Zamarripa-Gesundheit Fiction Prize. She grew up in New York and Massachusetts and now lives with her family on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Her imagination continues to reside in rural New England.
Her debut novel, SIREN SISTERS (Simon and Schuster/Aladdin, January 3, 2017) is a Middle Grade Fantasy novel. A twelve-year-old girl in present-day New England dreads becoming a siren like her three older sisters until she witnesses their kidnapping and must use her powers to save them.
Her favorite childhood book: When I was the age of my intended audience, my favorite books were The BFG, The Wolves of Willoughby Chase, and Something Wicked This Way Comes.
If she could travel anywhere, where she’d like to go: A long time ago, I had the opportunity to stay in Prague for a few months, and I would love to go back there; it’s a beautiful, vulnerable, magical city.
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