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Presents the

Decatur Children’s Book Festival

In conjunction with:

Decatur Arts Festival, May 4 + 5, 2024

May 3 – 5, 2024

Terry Benton-Walker

Terry J. Benton-Walker is the bestselling author of the young adult contemporary fantasy series Blood Debts, which is published by Tor Teen in the US and Canada and Hodderscape in the UK.

Alex Wise vs the End of the World is Terry’s apocalyptic middle grade contemporary fantasy series debut, which is published by Labyrinth Road and Random House Children’s.

Terry is also editing and contributing to The White Guy Dies First, a young adult horror anthology featuring 13 subversive stories by authors of color that releases July 2024 from Tor Teen.

Terry grew up in rural GA and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Tech and a Master’s in Business Administration from Georgia State. He lives in Atlanta with his husband and son. When he’s not writing, he can be found gaming, eating ice cream, or both.