The library has several copies of her books so students can check one out and be ready with questions at the event. Students also have the opportunity to use this order form to pre-order her books and get them autographed at the event.
Erin Entrada Kelly grew up in south Louisiana and now lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where she earned an MFA from Rosemont College. The author’s mother was the first in her family to immigrate to the United States from the Philippines. Erin Entrada Kelly’s debut novel, Blackbird Fly, was a Kirkus Best Book, a SLJ Best Book, an ALSC Notable, an Asian/Pacific American Award Honor Book, and a Cyblis Finalist. She is also the author of The Land of Forgotten Girls, which was a SLJ Best Book of 2016 and is on many immigration/refugee book lists.
You can find her online on Twitter or her website. Her newest book, set to release on Feb. 22nd, is Hello, Universe, which has received 4!! starred reviews (Booklist, Kirkus, Publisher’s Weekly, and School Library Journal.)