Festival Artist/Author/Performer

Ari Tison

Author Ari Tison

Ari Tison is an award-winning Bribri (Indigenous Costa Rican) poet and author of YA hybrid novel Saints of the Household (2023) with FSG/BFYR. Her short stories have been published or are forthcoming with Our Shadows Have Claws with Algonquin Young Readers (2022) and Relit with Harper Collins. Her poetry and essays have been published in various literary journals including Poetry's first issue for young people. She now teaches in Hamline's MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults program.

Book cover of Our shadows have claws: 15 Latin American monster stories
Our Shadows Have Claws: 15 Latin American Monster Stories

Book cover of Saints of the household
Saints of the Household
Tison, Ari


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