Erin Entrada Kelly

Erin Entrada Kelly received the 2018 Newbery Medal for Hello, Universe, a 2021 Newbery Honor for We Dream of Space, and the 2017 APALA Award for The Land of Forgotten Girls, among other honors. She is a New York Times bestseller whose work has been translated in many languages. Kelly also writes and illustrates the Maybe Maybe Marisol Rainey series, and was a finalist for the Philippines Free Press Award for Short Fiction. She teaches in the Hamline University MFAC program and lives in Delaware. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram at @erinentrada.

“Laurel and Erin were amazing! It is hard to list a favorite part of the workshop but I’d have to say my 1:1 meeting helped me figure out where to go next with my middle grade novel.”

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