A powerful and emotional new young adult novel from Natália Gomes tells a story about friendship, healing, and hope. After the Rain (HarperCollins, 2021) is about Jack and Alice, two strangers who forge an unlikely friendship in the aftermath of trauma. Gomes is also the author of We Are Not Okay and Blackbird. Gomes earned a master’s degree from the Lynch School of Education and Human Development and worked as a special education coordinator in the U.S. She now lives in Scotland has an MLitt in Scottish Literature & Creative Writing and is completing a Ph.D. in English Studies.
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