Wednesday, May 04, 2011

Young Adult Authors

Be sure to get the word out about our June 25 meeting. FIVE authors of young adult novels.

Jennifer Echols has written six young adult novels for Simon & Schuster, including Major Crush, which won the National Reader's Choice Award, and Going Too Far, which was a finalist in the RITA, the National Reader's Choice Award, and the Book Buyer's Best, and was nominated by the American Library Association as a Best Book for Young Adults. Currently she works as a freelance copyeditor and lives in Birmingham with her husband and her son.
 
 
R.A. Nelson was chosen as a Horn Book Newcomer and his novels have been nominated to the YALSA Best Books for Young Adults list, as well as recognized by the Parents’ Choice Awards, the New York Public Library Books for the Teen Age list, Booksense Kid Picks, the Miami Herald Best Books of the Year, teenreads.com Best Books of the year, and the Michigan Library Thumbs Up! Nelson lives with his family in North Alabama and works at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center.
Chandra Sparks Taylor is the author of Spin It Like That and The Pledge and the owner of Taylor Editorial Service, which specializes in line editing and ghostwriting manuscripts by both aspiring and established authors.

Rachel Hawkins quit teaching English to pursue writing full time. When not writing, Rachel enjoys spending time with her husband and son.


Rosemary Clement-Moore is the author of award-winning supernatural mystery novels for young (and not so young) adults. Her books range from snarky and funny (the Maggie Quinn: Girl versus Evil series) to spooky and romantic (The Splendor Falls). A recovering thespian, she loves dogs, history, Jane Austen, archeology, Rock Band, Gilbert and Sullivan, BBC America, Science Fiction movies, and working in her pajamas.
The authors will talk about their writing processes and upcoming books.

June 25, 2011, 1:30 p.m.
Homewood Public Library, Room 101
Birmingham, AL USA
Admittance free!

Presented by Southern Magic Romance Writers,
the Birmingham chapter of the Romance Writers of America
Books will be available for purchase
A question and answer session will follow.

2 comments:

M.V.Freeman said...

Nice! These are GREAT writers!

I'm looking forward to this.

Lisa Dunick said...

Oh wow- I didn't realize we had more. I'm reading Rosemary Clement-Moore's upcoming Texas Gothic now, and it's sooo good.