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Kelly Loy Gilbert

Biography

Kelly Loy Gilbert

Kelly Loy Gilbert is the author of CONVICTION (Disney-Hyperion, 2014). Gilbert’s work has appeared in the San Jose Mercury News, Shrapnel, and The Kenyon Review, where it was designated a resource for teachers. She’s led fiction workshops at UC San Diego and San Francisco State and developed a creative-writing program for teen writers, and is a visiting speaker in local classrooms. She was also recently named a Peninsula Literary Writer, a San Francisco Bay Area organization dedicated to fostering and encouraging the writing community.

Kelly Loy Gilbert

Books by Kelly Loy Gilbert

by Kelly Loy Gilbert - Family, Family Life, Fiction, Gay & Lesbian, Young Adult 13+

When Danny Cheng discovers a box in his father's closet filled with old letters and a file on a powerful Silicon Valley family, he realizes there's much more to his family's past than he ever imagined. Danny has been an artist for as long as he can remember and it seems his path is set, with a scholarship to RISD and his family's blessing to pursue the career he's always dreamed of. But when Danny uncovers a secret that disturbs the foundations of his family history, the carefully constructed facade his parents have maintained begins to crumble. With everything he loves in danger of being stripped away, Danny must face the ghosts of the past in order to build a future that belongs to him.