Milo and Marcos at the End of the World

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5.6 X 8.5 X 1.5 inches | 1.0 pounds

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About the Author
Kevin Christopher Snipes is a New York-based writer who was born and raised in Florida. He spent his early career in the theater writing such plays as A Bitter Taste and The Chimes. Later, for Gimlet Media/Spotify, he created the queer fantasy podcast The Two Princes. His children's poetry and short fiction have been published internationally, and his debut novel, Milo and Marcos at the End of the World, was an official selection of the NEA's 2022-23 Read Across America program. You can visit him online at

"A funny, sweet, and emotional navigation of faith and queerness." -- Kirkus Reviews

"Snipes thoughtfully captures Milo's internal turmoil on his journey to self-acceptance, and the teens' willingness to explore their relationship amid calamity offers an engaging image of headlong first love." -- Publishers Weekly

"Fans of the author's podcast, The Two Princes, and those looking for a meaningful queer love story will delight in this high-stakes, energetically paced senior-year tale." -- Booklist

"Queer teens who value their faith may find solace in Milo's story, as he grows into himself and accepts his sexuality in tandem with his religious beliefs." -- Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

"A love story for the end of the world." -- Mason Deaver, award-winning author of I Wish You All the Best and The Ghosts We Keep

"Wickedly funny and achingly honest, this queer love story moves heaven and earth--literally" -- Jasper Sanchez, author of The (Un)Popular Vote

"Milo will win your heart as he risks incurring the literal wrath of God--and losing everything in the process--in order to own his identity and love himself as he is." -- Misa Sugiura, author of Love & Other Natural Disasters

"Snipes is somehow both a harbinger of doom and a herald of love and I am completely here for it! If the apocalypse ever does happen, I'm going to want a copy of this book with me!" -- Jason June, author of Jay's Gay Agenda and Out of the Blue

"An absolute diamond of a debut! It humorously captures how queer boys falling in love for the first time can feel beautiful, strange, and literally earth-shattering all at once." -- Adam Sass, award-winning author of Surrender Your Sons