Visiting author Gail Carson Levine

Award-winning author Gail Carson Levine will read for the Theodore Dreiser Visiting Writers Series on Thursday, April 11 at 6:00 p.m. in the Yang Family University Art Gallery. Q&A will follow. This event is free and open to the public.

Gail Carson Levine is best known for Ella Enchanted, which won a Newbery honor and was made into a major motion picture. Gail has written twenty-five more books for children. Her latest, Sparrows in the Wind, is a retelling of the myth of the Trojan War. Most of her books are fantasies, but she’s also written historical fiction, poetry, and picture books. Writing Magic and Writer to Writer are her how-to guides for kids about writing stories. Presently, Gail is working on a historical medieval murder mystery that takes place in Winchester, England, in 1277. She and her husband David and their Airedale Tess live in Brewster, New York.

As part of her visit to ISU, Gail Carson Levine will also be giving a Jewish History Presentation: Three Perspectives, Three Places, Three Periods in the library events area from 2:00-3:15 pm.

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