Erin Entrada Kelly

VectorNew York Times-bestselling author Erin Entrada Kelly was awarded the Newbery Medal for Hello, Universe. She grew up in Lake Charles, Louisiana, and lives in Delaware. She is a professor of children’s literature in the graduate fiction and publishing programmes at Rosemont College, where she earned her MFA. Her short fiction has been nominated for the Philippines Free Press Literary Award for Short Fiction and the Pushcart Prize. Her debut novel, 'Blackbird Fly,' was a Kirkus Best Book, a School Library Journal Best Book, an ALSC Notable Book, and an Asian/Pacific American Literature Honor Book. Erin’s other books include 'The Land of Forgotten Girls,' winner of the Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature, 'You Go First,' a Spring 2018 Indie Next Pick, 'Lalani of the Distant Sea' and 'We Dream of Space.' The author’s mother was the first in her family to immigrate to the United States from the Philippines, and now lives in Cebu.
Events for Erin Entrada Kelly
Workshop Children
Creating Your Own Realistic Characters: Writing Workshop with Erin Entrada Kelly
Past Event

Creating Your Own Realistic Characters: Writing Workshop with Erin Entrada Kelly

Date/Time: Saturday 5 February 2022 10:00-11:00Venue: Arfaj, Hilton, Al Habtoor City
Language: English
Age: 10-12Session No. 811 
AED 100 
A great story needs a great cast. Think about your favorite books, TV shows, and... Read More
Children's event
Erin Entrada Kelly: We Dream of Space
Past Event

Erin Entrada Kelly: We Dream of Space

Date/Time: Sunday 6 February 2022 15:00-16:00Venue: Al Joud Ballroom 3, Hilton, Al Habtoor City
Language: English
Age: 10+Session No. 14 
AED 40 
Let Erin Entrada Kelly transport you to 1986 to meet Fitch, Bird and Cash, three... Read More
Adult event
Greatest Hits of Children's Lit: Ben Miller, Erin Entrada Kelly, Fumio Obata & S.K. Ali
Past Event

Greatest Hits of Children's Lit: Ben Miller, Erin Entrada Kelly, Fumio Obata & S.K. Ali

Date/Time: Friday 4 February 2022 20:00-21:00Venue: Al Joud Ballroom 3, Hilton, Al Habtoor City
Language: EnglishSession No. 41 
AED 65 
...Well, according to these international authors, anyway! What are the books yo... Read More