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Thornton Reading: Kathryn Ormsbee

March 29, 2023 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm


Kathryn Ormsbee is an author of books for children and young adults, including Tash Hearts Tolstoy and The House in Poplar Wood. Her critically acclaimed novels have been translated into eight languages. The have been selected for the Indie Next List and Junior Library Guild, chosen for Scholastic and Target Book Clubs, and made “best of” lists at NPR, Amazon, BuzzFeed, and the Chicago and New York Public Libraries. Her upcoming novel, Vivian Lantz’s Second Chances, comes out this June from HarperCollins.

A Q&A and a book signing will follow the reading, and copies of select books by Ormsbee will be available for purchase while supplies last. You may also pick up copies of Ormsbee’s books from the campus store.

The Thornton Reading series is sponsored by the Richard H. Thornton Endowment in English.


March 29, 2023
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Jer Bryant

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