Excited to announce my second book deal with Entangled Teen!





**My QUACKERY co-author, Nate Pederson, is also on tour in October. Be sure to check out his schedule of events via his website at https://natepederson.com

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    ✾CONTROL is on Hypable's list of 13 books to read in 2013!

    ✾ My debut book has a brand new title! CONTROL, a YA sci-fi novel, will be published in December 2013 by Dial Books for Young Readers (Penguin). Check out the Goodreads blurb and add it to your to-read list!


    ✾ Check out some advice from me 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.


    ✾ My vignette, The Cobbler, has been accepted in the fall issue of Vine Leaves Literary Journal, coming October 5th and it's been selected for the Best of 2012 Anthology, coming December 2012.

    ✾ I've been published in a poetry anthology! Poetry Pact, Volume 1 is now available on Amazon. 100% of proceeds benefit Direct Relief International.

    ✾ Two poems, "In the NICU" and an untitled poem, will be published in Hektoen International: A Journal of Medical Humanities, coming fall 2012.




Lydia Kang Answers Five Questions with Author Deborah Blum

LOCUS Magazine names The November Girl a Best Book of 2017

Gladiator Blood and Liquid Gold: Good for what ails you?

The internist who pens YA fiction novels about magic and medicine

Lydia explains insane vagina advice women got through history to Cosmo

Lydia talks QUACKERY on The Baltimore Sun’s podcast, Roughly Speaking with Dan Rodricks

The November Girl named as a Best Young Adult Book of 2017 by Bustle

Science Friday on NPR names QUACKERY is a Best Science Book of 2017

Lydia talks QUACKERY on CSPAN’s BookTalk

Watch Lydia’s TEDxOmaha talk “The Truth About Quackery”

The Lincoln Journal Star reviews “A BEAUTIFUL POISON

On The Record with Sheila Kast interviews Lydia on “Medical Oddities and Morbid Curiosities”

Kirkus Reviews – The November Girl Book Review

Hypable’s The November Girl Book Review: A Beautiful Tale of Magical Realism

Historical Novel Society Reviews A BEAUTIFUL POISON

Lapham’s Quarterly’s Arsenic and Old Leeches: Three Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Consult 19th Century WebMD Archives

The Toronto Star.com’s Mercury Was Considered A Cure—Until It Killed You

KMTV’s The Morning Blend Interviews Dr. Lydia Kang

CBC Radio’s From Arsenic to Goat Glands: A History of the World’s Worst Medical Cures

UK Daily Mail’s The Quackery Cures of Yesteryear

Buzzfeed’s You Might Be A Mad Scientist Quiz

Time Magazine’s Real Historical Treatments That Doctor’s Used To Think Were Good For You

Mental Floss’s 5 Dubious Historical Antidotes for Poisoning (And What Actually Works)

Omaha World Herald Fall Book Preview

5 Star Review by Gotham City Times

NPR Weekend Edition with Renee Montagne

CBS Boston’s The TJ Show discusses Quackery

Historical Novels – Your Research To Do List on Writer UnBoxed

How It Happened guest post for The Big Thrill

Omaha World Herald asks why our ancestors believed medical Quackery

Mindy McGinnis’s podcast interview on writing across genres, and the publishing process.

“A Matter of Perspective” What to look for in the opening pages of a book.

Review of CONTROL in Iowa’s Nonpareil Newspaper

Interview for the John H. Ames Reading Series for the Jane Pope Geske Nebraska Heritage Room of Nebraska Authors.

Nebraska Public Radio interview with fellow Omaha YA author, Tonya Kuper.

KMTV’s The Morning Blend interview on Catalyst, science, and more.

Omaha World Herald reviews Catalyst: “Excitement, Good Themes, More in Omaha Author’s Latest.”

Lydia is featured on Glitter Magazine’s “Author Crush Friday” and their #SelfLove video campaign.

Read Lydia’s article on Designing Superbabies, as well as an excerpt from CATALYST on LiveScience.com.

Nebraska Public Radio interview on her dual medical and writing career.

Lydia teaches at the La Vista Library Teen Writing Workshop

Omaha World Herald: Omahan Lydia Kang’s ‘Control’ a book about science, sisterhood and more

Huffpost Books: Young Adult Science Fiction That Will Get Readers Psyched about Science

Buzzfeed: 18 Weird Things that Authors Do

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

25 Things You Might Not Know About  Me

Advice on writing at WriteOnCon and Ink & Angst.

The First Sale, Expectation vs Reality on YA Highway.