Join Kelly Barnhill, the acclaimed author of 2017 Newbury Medal award-winning The Girl Who Drank the Moon, and author Shannon Messenger for a night of fantasy, adventure, and magic. Kelly is a New York Times bestselling author and has written four novels. She is also the winner of the World Fantasy Award, the Parents’ Choice Gold Award, and the Texas Library Association Bluebonnet Award, and has been a finalist for the Minnesota Book Award, the NCTE Charlotte Huck Award, the SFWA Andre Norton Award, and the PEN/USA literary prize. Her newest book, Dreadful Young Ladies and Other Stories has been praised by Lulu Garcia-Navarro (NPR) “as fantastical [as The Girl Who Drank the Moon] but delves into darker, more complicated worlds for adult readers.”
Kelly is joined by Shannon Messenger, author of the New York Times and USA Today bestselling award-winning middle grade series, Keeper of the Lost Cities, as well as the Sky Fall series for young adults.