- By Mia Jordan
- Posted Saturday, June 25, 2022
Author Talks for Teens with Amber Smith and Frank Morelli
Award-winning young adult authors, Frank Morelli and Amber Smith will share their writing processes, inspirations, and latest works. Books and book signing will be available at the close of the event. Registration is not required. Ages 12 and up.
June 14 at 11 a.m.
Central Library- Teen Central
June 28 at 4 p.m.
Paddison Memorial Branch
July 15 at 10 a.m.
August 12 at noon
Amber Smith is the New York Times bestselling author of young adult and middle-grade novels, including “The Way I Used to Be,” “The Last to Let Go,” “Something Like Gravity,” and her forthcoming middle-grade debut, “Code Name: Serendipity.” An advocate for increased awareness of mental health, gendered violence, and LGBTQIA+ equality, she writes in the hope that her books can help to foster change and spark dialogue. Smith grew up in Buffalo, New York, and now lives in Charlotte, with her wife and their ever-growing family of rescued dogs and cats. Click here to view the author's website.
Frank Morelli, who resides in High Point, is the winner of the 2019 American Fiction Award for the best coming-of-age story, a YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers nominee, and named a Book Excellence Award finalist of 2019. His works include the “Please Return” series and his latest novel, “On the Way to Birdland,” which was released in 2021. Click here to view the author's website.
Photo Credit: Emily Karkoski
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Frank Morelli