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Laurie Halse Anderson


Laurie Halse Anderson

Author of Seeds of America series, The Impossible Knife of Memory, Wintergirls, Twisted, Prom, Catalyst, Fever 1793 and Speak

Bio: Laurie lives in Northern New York, with her childhood sweetheart, now husband, Scot. She has four wonderful children and a neurotic dog, all of whom she dearly loves. When not enjoying her family and her large garden, she spends countless hours writing in a woodland cottage designed and built just for that purpose by her Beloved Husband. She also likes to train for marathons, hike in the mountains, and try to coax tomatoes out of the rocky soil in her backyard.

Website: madwomanintheforest.com
Laurie's Twitter: @halseanderson
Awards and Honors: Speak, (TAYSHAS Reading List 2000-2001),  Fever (TAYSHAS Reading List, 2001-2002), Catalyst (TAYSHAS Reading List, 2004-2005), Prom (TAYSHAS Reading List, 2006-2007), Twisted (TAYSHAS Reading List, 2008-2009), Chains (TAYSHAS Reading List, 2010), Wintergirls (TAYSHAS Reading List, 2010), The Impossible Knife of Memory (TAYSHAS Reading List, 2015)

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Earlier Event: November 3
Ben Acker
Later Event: November 3
Natalie C. Anderson