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Emma Kress
Emma Kress

Emma Kress is a writer and educator living with her family in Saratoga Springs, NY. A graduate of Vassar College and Columbia University’s Teachers College, she also earned her MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults at the Vermont College of Fine Arts. She is a long-time teacher and was one of four finalists for New York State Teacher of the Year. Dangerous Play  (Macmillan) is her debut novel. You can find her on Instagram (kress.emma), Twitter (emma_kress), and TikTok (emma_kress), and at


Dangerous Play

(Square Fish, Paperback, $10.99)

A fierce team of girls takes back the night in this propulsive, electrifying, and high-stakes YA debut from Emma Kress.  Perfect for fans who loved the female friendships of Jennifer Mathieu’s Moxie and the bite of Courtney Summer’s Sadie.