Excited to announce my second book deal with Entangled Teen!
Come stop by and snag some free, signed swag including bookmarks, pins, stickers, and bookplates!
Come hang out with YA authors and readers at this "Prom Through the Ages"-themed ball and see whether Lydia ends up wearing her high school prom dress.
With authors Alexandra Bracken, Rachel Cohn, Kimberly Derting, Anna Carey, Jennifer Bosworth, Chris Howard, Karri Thompson.
Say hi to Lydia on Facebook and Twitter as she celebrates the release of CONTROL!
Review of CONTROL in Iowa’s Nonpareil Newspaper
Lydia and Tonya Kuper are interviewed for the John H. Ames Reading Series for the Jane Pope Geske Nebraska Heritage Room of Nebraska Authors.
Lydia is interviewed on Nebraska Public Radio along with fellow Omaha YA author, Tonya Kuper.
CATALYST is a recommended read by School Library Connection (Formerly Library Media Connection)!
Lydia is interviewed on KMTV’s The Morning Blend and discussed Catalyst, science, and more.
Omaha World Herald reviews Catalyst: “Excitement, Good Themes, More in Omaha Author’s Latest.”
Read Lydia’s article on Designing Superbabies, as well as an excerpt from CATALYST on LiveScience.com.
Lydia was interviewed by Nebraska Public Radio about her dual medical and writing career, and her beginnings in the Seven Doctors writing workshop. Hear her read an excerpt from CATALYST, too.
CONTROL is an official 2015 Quick Pick by YALSA and ALA!
CATALYST receives its first glowing trade review from Kirkus Reviews! Read the entire review here.
CONTROL is nominated for the Arkansas Teen Book Award
CONTROL is nominated for the Baltimore Science Fiction Society’s Compton Crook Award for 2015
Lydia teaches at the La Vista Library Teen Writing Workshop
Lydia is interviewed on the University of Nebraska’s KVNO about a transformative book gift for her father.
CONTROL reviewed by GirlsLife.com
SciFiChick.com reviews CONTROL
Glitter Magazine includes CONTROL in their Books that Rock: Winter Reading list! Click here to download PDF.
Omaha World Herald: Omahan Lydia Kang’s ‘Control’ a book about science, sisterhood and more
The New Twilight? What Inspired YA Novelist Lydia Kang’s CONTROL in Mochi Magazine
Lydia Kang is in Control in Omaha Magazine
How a Doctor and Lawyer Ended Up Writing Young Adult Novels in Hyphen Magazine
Beth Revis’ “Top 10 Modern YA Science Fiction Novels” on Bookshelves of Doom
“When Medical School Meets Creative Writing Class” Omaha World Herald
“Poets Packed the House” Omaha World Herald
ON WRITING AND PUBLISHING
Advice from Lydia and other kidlit authors debuting 2013 (The Lucky 13s) at WriteOnCon
The Lucky 13s also have a spotlight on the publishing process on the blog Ink & Angst.
More Luckies dish on The First Sale, Expectation vs Reality on YA Highway.