TITLE: Holly Black: Book Fest 07
SPEAKER: Holly Black
EVENT DATE: 09/29/2007
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 31 minutes
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Fantasy author Holly Black in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
Speaker Biography: Holly Black is a best-selling author of contemporary fantasy novels for children and teens. She was influenced by a childhood spent reading books about ghosts and fairies. Her first book, "Tithe: A Modern Faerie Tale" (2002), was an American Library Association Best Book for Young Adults and a finalist for the Mythopoeic Award. She collaborated with long-time friend Tony DiTerlizzi on the best-selling "Spiderwick Chronicles," which has been translated into 32 languages worldwide. Her latest book, "Ironside" (Simon & Schuster, 2007), is the sequel to "Tithe." She lives in Massachusetts.
SERIES: National Book Festival 2007