Photography by Caroline Tran


CB Lee is a Lambda Literary Award nominated writer of young adult science fiction and fantasy. Her works include the Sidekick Squad series (Duet Books), Ben 10 (Boom!), and All Out Now (HarperTeen). CB loves to write about queer teens, magic, superheroes, and the power of friendship.

Lee’s work has been featured in Teen Vogue, Wired Magazine, and Hypable. Lee’s first novel in the Sidekick Squad series, Not Your Sidekick was a 2017 Lambda Literary Awards Finalist in YA/Children’s Fiction and a 2017 Bisexual Book Awards Finalist in Speculative Fiction. Seven Tears at High Tide was the recipient of a Rainbow Award for Best Bisexual Fantasy Romance and also a finalist for the 2016 Bisexual Book Awards in the YA and Speculative Fiction categories.



CB is represented by Thao Le of the Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency who can be reached at thao@dijkstraagency.com.

For film rights and option inquiries please contact Andrea Cavallaro at andrea@dijkstraagency.com. 



In The Press

11 Authors Discuss Dealing with Depression, Being Mixed Race, and More on September’s YA Open Mic- Barnes and Noble, September 1, 2016

Redefining Super, Diversity in YA, September 17, 2016

The Best Superheroes Right Now Aren’t On Screens. They’re In Books- Wired Magazine,September 19, 2016

Queer young adult fiction grows beyond the coming out story, Salon Magazine, June 25, 2018


Featured in Podcasts

Books and Boba, July 10, 2018

How Authors Work, July 8, 2018

“Intersectional Superheroes,” Females In Fantasy, March 29, 2018

“They Call Us Claudia Kishi,” They Call Us Bruce, December 6, 2017