Wednesday, February 21, 2024
All Day Event
Meet four award winning authors on Wed. Feb 21st. All presentations will take place in the auditorium. Encourage your classes to attend! Books will be ready for check-out next week. Stay tuned for more info to come.
2024 LitWorks Authors
- Adi Alsaid: Born and raised in Mexico City, Adi Alsaid is the award winning author of several young adult novels including Let's Get Lost, We Didn't Ask for This, and North of Happy. He also wrote the middle grade book The Bravest Warrior in Nefaria and edited Come on In: 15 stories about Immigration and Finding Home. He currently lives in Chicago with his wife and two cats, where he occasionally spills hot sauce on things (and cats).
- Kimberly Jones: Kimberly jones is the New York Times bestselling author I'm Not Dying with You Tonight. She is the former manager of the bookstore Little Shop of Stories and currently works in the entertainment industry. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia.
- Mark Crilley: Mark Crilley is the author of nearly twenty books, including The Realism Challenge, Mastering Manga, and Mastering Manga 2, as well as several series of books and graphic novels, including Akiko, Miki Falls, Billy Clikk, and Brody's Ghost. Since being selected for Entertainment Weekly's "It List" in 1998, Crilley has developed a massive Internet following for his drawing demonstration videos, which have received well over two hundred million views on YouTube. His books have been featured in USA Today, the New York Daily News, and Disney Adventures magazine, as well as on CNN Headline News. He resides in Novi, Michigan.
- Kit Frick: Kit Frick is a MacDowell Fellow and International Thriller Writers Award finalist from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She studied creative writing at Sarah Lawrence College and received her MFA from Syracuse University. The author of The Split, the young adult thrillers Before We Were Sorry (originally published as See All the Stars), All Eyes on Us, I Killed Zoe Spanos, Very Bad People, and The Reunion, as well as the poetry collection A Small Rising Up in the Lungs, Kit loves a good mystery but has only ever killed her characters.