Fantasy Author Alex Flinn To Speak During Deckle Edge Literary Festival

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Author Alex Flinn

The South Carolina State Library and the SC Center for the Book are proud to sponsor an author talk by fantasy writer Alex Flinn during the Deckle Edge Literary Festival. Her talk, Fantasy for Young Adults, will be held on Sunday, February 26 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Richland Library. Books will be available for signing after her talk. 

Alex Flinn is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of twelve novels including Beastly, which has been made into a motion picture.  She has six other fairy tale-based novels, including A Kiss in Time, Cloaked, Bewitching, Towering, and Mirrored, a modern retelling of Snow White.  Her first novel, Breathing Underwater, was named an ALA Top 10 Best Book for Young Adults and is the only novel included in Liz Clairborne's "Love is Not Abuse" dating violence prevention curriculum for schools. Her books have received honors including Best Books for Young Adults, Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, International Reading Association Young Adult Choices, and Junior Library Guild selection, as well as local and state readers' choice awards. For more information, visit the Deckle Edge Literary Festival's website or contact SCSL Public Information Specialist Sean Gruber.

IF YOU GO

WHEN:  Feburary 26, 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

WHERE: Richland Library, 2nd Floor Theatre, 1431 Assembly St., Columbia

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