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Salem Academy & College Team-up with Bookmarks to Present Writing for Young Adults with Bestselling Authors



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forest of hands & teeth

forest of hands & teeth

Salem Academy and College and Bookmarks will present a program with four bestselling and award-winning young adult authors on Monday, March 16, at 7pm. at the Drama Workshop in Elberson Fine Arts Center on the Salem Academy and College campus. This program is free and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase from Bookmarks, with proceeds benefitting their Authors in Schools program. A book signing will follow the presentation.

Featured authors will include Kami Garcia, Stephanie Perkins, Brendan Reichs, and Carrie Ryan. Guests will hear these authors speak and answer questions about their novels, series, writing process, and film adaptation.

Kami Garcia is the #1 New York Times bestselling coauthor of the “Beautiful Creatures” and “Dangerous Creatures” novels and the author of the instant New York Times bestseller and Bram Stoker Award nominated novel “Unbreakable”, and the sequel “Unmarked”, in the “Legion Series”. “Beautiful Creatures” has been published in 50 countries and translated in 39 languages. The film adaptation was released in 2013 from Warner Brothers.

Stephanie Perkins has always worked with books—first as a bookseller, then as a librarian, and now as a novelist. She is the award-winning author of “Isla and the Happily Ever After”, “Lola and the Boy Next Door”, and “Anna and the French Kiss”.

Brendan Reichs is the New York Times bestselling coauthor of the “Virals” series (with his mother, Kathy Reichs, of “Bones” acclaim). The fifth in the series, “Terminal”, will be released on March 5.

Carrie Ryan is The New York Times bestselling author of the novel, “The Forest of Hands and Teeth”, a Junior Library Guild selection and an ALA Best Books for Young Adults Selection. The series has been translated into 18 languages and is in development as a major motion picture. She is also the editor of the anthology,” Foretold: 14 Tales of Prophecy” and “Prediction”, as well as “Infinity Ring: Divide and Conquer”, the second book in Scholastic’s new multi-author/multi-platform series for middle grade readers.

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