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Kelly Barnhill is the author of four novels, most recently "The Girl Who Drank the Moon," winner of the 2017 John Newbery Medal for the year's most distinguished contribution to American literature for children. She is also the winner of the World Fantasy Award, the Parents' Choice Gold Award and the Texas Library Association Bluebonnet Award, and has been a finalist for the Minnesota Book Award, the NCTE Charlotte Huck Award, the SFWA Andre Norton Award and the PEN/USA literary prize. She lives in Minnesota with her husband and three children.
Her new book is "Dreadful Young Ladies and Other Stories."