Sunshine State Author Series

Meet the Author: Kelly Barnhill


Meet the Author: Kelly Barnhill
Winter Garden Branch Library, Wednesday, October 18, 7 p.m.

Newberry-Award winning writer Kelly Barnhill will discuss her book The Girl Who Drank the Moon, which is on the Sunshine State Young Readers Award list for 2017-18. Barnhill, who lives in Minnesota, has written four middle grade novels, including The Witch's Boy, The Mostly True Story of Jack and Iron Hearted Violet. She received the World Fantasy Award for her book The Unlicensed Magician. Registration recommended. Ages 9-14.


Writing Workshop with Kelly Barnhill
Alafaya Branch Library, Thursday, October 19, 4:30 p.m.

Calling aspiring writers, ages 9-14! Newberry-award winning writer Kelly Barnhill presents a writing workshop for kids and teens with interactive writing exercises and writing tips. Barnhill is the author of The Girl Who Drank the Moon; she teaches fiction writing with COMPAS, a statewide community arts organization in Minnesota. Registration required. Ages 9-14.

Events are sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.