Shallon Lester Talks To PSFK About Hot Mess & Teenage Girls Who <3 Technology

Shallon Lester Talks To PSFK About Hot Mess & Teenage Girls Who
Christine Huang
  • 29 may 2008

Teen fiction isn’t generally on PSFK’s radar, but a recent perusal of the Young Adult section at the bookstore got us thinking: teenage girls are growing up in an age where constant communication and gadgets are as everyday as lip gloss and rumors. How has technology changed the way teens interact, socialize, live? We talked to Shallon Lester, one of the writers of Hot Mess, Random House’s most recent teen fiction release, to learn a bit about how technology has shaped the lives and angsting of teenagers today. Shallon, the resident Gossip Girl at the NY Daily News and herself an avid video blogger, offers some insight on what’s making teen girls go “OMFG”:

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