We challenged teens to pick a story and create an alternate scenario through art or story format where a famous hero is the villain or an infamous villain, the hero, and we invited them to submit entries. This collection showcases the finalists.
Twist Fate was made possible through a partnership between the Connected Learning Alliance, Wattpad, DeviantArt, the National Writing Project and the Young Adult Library Services Association.
The curation and publication of this book were made possible by the teams at the Connected Learning Alliance at UC Irvine, DeviantArt, Wattpad, National Writing Project, and the Young Adult Library Services Association. We want to thank Antero Garcia, Brian Kesinger, Lauren Kate, and Sara Ryan for curating the teens’ stories and artwork that appear in this book. A special thanks to Mimi Ito, who spearheaded the project. We couldn’t have done it without the awesome people behind the scenes, including Alessandra Ferreri, Candace Mack, Christina Cantrill, Claudia Caro Sullivan, Elyse Eidman-Aadahl, Jeff Brazil, Jing Jing Tan, Josh Wattles, Maddy Wojdak, Mimi Ko Cruz, and Todd Boxer, who collaborated and executed the Twist Fate Challenge; Jason Frohlichstein, who beautifully designed this book and the website, showcasing the Twist Fate Challenge finalists; and Alex Cho and Karen Bleske, who provided editorial support.