Worlds of Words
Kekla Magoon grew up in Indiana but wanted to see the rest of the world. Now she travels all over the country meeting young readers and sharing her books, which include "The Rock and the River," "Camo Girl" and "Shadows of Sherwood," from The Robyn Hoodlum Adventures series. She has won numerous awards for her work, including two Coretta Scott King Honors, an NAACP Image Award, the Walter Award Honor and inclusion on the National Book Award Long List. She holds a BA from Northwestern University and an MFA in Writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts, where she now serves on faculty. Her new book is "The Season of Styx Malone."