Inkwood Books announces an upcoming in-person author event with New York Times-bestselling children’s author, and Newberry Medalist Erin Entrada Kelly. Haddonfield’s local independent bookstore is hosting the author for a masked signing on March 10 at 6 p.m.
Entrada Kelly is stopping in Haddonfield to celebrate the launch of her forthcoming middle-grade novel Those Kids from Fawn Creek, which releases March 8. Kirkus Reviews gave this novel a starred review, revering it as, “An emotionally resonant story about authenticity and belonging.” Her books are beloved by middle-grade readers, teachers and librarians alike, making Those Kids from Fawn Creek another wonderful addition to her outstanding list of novels.
About the author:
New York Times–bestselling author Erin Entrada Kelly was awarded the Newbery Medal for Hello, Universe and a Newbery Honor for We Dream of Space. She grew up in Lake Charles, Louisiana, and now lives in Delaware. She is a professor of children’s literature in the graduate fiction and publishing programs at Rosemont College, where she earned her MFA, and is on the faculty at Hamline University. Her short fiction has been nominated for the Philippines Free Press Literary Award for Short Fiction and the Pushcart Prize.
Entrada Kelly’s debut novel, Blackbird Fly, was a Kirkus Best Book, a School Library Journal Best Book, an ALSC Notable Book, and an Asian/Pacific American Literature Honor Book. She is also the author of The Land of Forgotten Girls, winner of the Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature; You Go First, a Spring 2018 Indie Next Pick; Lalani of the Distant Sea, an Indie Next Pick; and Maybe Maybe Marisol Rainey which she also illustrated. The author’s mother was the first in her family to immigrate to the United States from the Philippines, and she now lives in Cebu.
About Inkwood Books:
Inkwood Books has served as our region’s primary source for books and literary events for the past seven years. Located in the heart of historic downtown Haddonfield, and less than two blocks from the PATCO train station, Inkwood Books offers books for all ages and genres, literary gifts, greeting cards, and a team of knowledgeable booksellers to help you find the perfect fit.