2013 Book Festival Author
Alison McGhee

Alison McGhee is a New York Times bestselling author of more than 20 books for all ages, including the internationally beloved picture book Someday. She was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize for her novel Shadow Baby, which reviewers called "stunning," "graceful," and "a poignant tale of family history regained." She has been awarded numerous honors for her books, including Friends of the American Library Award, ALA Best Books for Children, and four Minnesota Book Awards.

In addition to her fiction writing, McGhee is also a poet and an essayist. She is a professor of creative writing at Metropolitan State University, Minnesota. McGhee has been writing books since she was six years old and doesn't plan to quit anytime soon.

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