TITLE: Holly Black: 2009 National Book Festival
SPEAKER: Holly Black
EVENT DATE: 09/26/2009
RUNNING TIME: 30 minutes
Children's and teens author Holly Black appears at the National Book Festival.
Speaker Biography: Holly Black is a best-selling author of contemporary fantasy novels for children and teens. She was influenced by a childhood spent reading books about ghosts and fairies. Her first book, "Tithe: A Modern Faerie Tale" (2002), was an American Library Association Best Book for Young Adults and a finalist for the Mythopoeic Award. Her latest book is "The Wyrm King" (2009), the final book in the Beyond the Spiderwick Chronicles series. Black describes finishing the series as bittersweet. She lives in Massachusetts.
SERIES: National Book Festival 2009