Laurie Halse Anderson
Born in

Postdam, New York, The United States

October 23, 2013

Gender

female

About Laurie Halse Anderson

UPDATE!

Laurie's new YA novel, THE IMPOSSIBLE KNIFE OF MEMORY, comes out in January!


(She is working on ASHES this very second.)

Back to our regularly scheduled biography...

Laurie Halse Anderson is the New York Times-bestselling author who writes for kids of all ages. Known for tackling tough subjects with humor and sensitivity, her work has earned numerous ALA and state awards. Two of her books, Speak and Chains, were National Book Award finalists.

Mother of four and wife of one, Laurie lives in Northern New York, where she likes to watch the snow fall as she writes. You can follow her adventures on Twitter, http://twitter.com/halseanderson and on her blog, http://madwomanintheforest.com/blog/.

Check out Laurie's new website, http://madwomanintheforest.com/ .

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