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Francesca Lia Block

Francesca Lia Block Fast Facts
Birthday ***, 1962
Place of Birth Los Angeles, California
Age 58 years old
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
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Francesca Lia Block

Francesca Lia Block is an American writer in the genre of adult and adolescent literature. She is best known for the Weetzie Bat series, which she started as a student at Berkeley.

Born December 3, 1962, Los Angeles, California, United States
Occupation Writer
Language English
Period 1989–present
Notable awards Margaret Edwards Award, 2005
Children 2
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About Francesca Lia Block

Margaret A. Edwards Award-winning author of such titles as Weetzie Bat (2009), Baby Be-Bop (1996), and Am I Blue?: Coming Out From the Silence (1995). Her works tackle topics such as homosexuality, AIDS, and mixed-race families.

Francesca Lia Block before fame

She was still a student at the University of California- Berkeley when she wrote Weetzie Bat, inaugurating the series that came to be known as Dangerous Angels.

Achievement of Francesca Lia Block

She has described her works as fairy tales that use love and human creativity, rather than magic, to solve the problems of evil and suffering.

Francesca Lia Block family life

She was born in Los Angeles, California, and she raised her two children, Jasmine Angelina and Samuel Alexander, in her home city.

Associations of Francesca Lia Block

A lifelong resident of Los Angeles, she often incorporates depictions of city life into her works, drawing comparisons to Raymond Chandler.

Top Facts You Did Not Know About Francesca Lia Block

  • Prize winner Margaret A. Edwards
  • Female literary author for teenagers

Latest information about Francesca Lia Block updated on June 04 2021.