Sara Alan

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Sara
Alan
Expertise
  • Young Writers Program
  • YA/Children's

Sara Jade Alan is the author of the young adult novel A Messy, Beautiful Life. She wrote her first comedy sketch during second-grade recess, then cast it, directed it, and made costumes out of garbage bags. Since then she has performed in more than a thousand improvised and scripted shows. Sara is an educator with Girls Leadership and on the faculty of Lighthouse’s Young Writers Program. sarajadealan.com

Sara Alan's Published Work

Sara Alan's Articles

The Lookout

Thank YA For Being A Friend

May 08, 2018

There seems to be a prevalent feeling that young adult (YA) and middle grade (MG) literature is in some way less than

The Lookout

Victoria Hanley: Excellent Teacher, Excellent Human

December 07, 2016

(Editor's note: Sara was one of the many students who nominated a favorite Lighthouse instructor for our ann