Monday, October 1, 2012

Introducing 2013 MCBF author, Janet S. Fox

Today marks the beginning of a series of posts introducing our author line up for the 2013 Montgomery County Book Festival. Our first author is Janet Fox!

Janet Fox is the author of books for children and young adults. Faithful (Speak/Penguin, 2010), set in Yellowstone National Park in 1904, was a YALSA Best Fiction for YA nominee and an Amelia Bloomer List pick, 2011. Forgiven (2011, Speak), set in 1906 San Francisco during the great earthquake, is a Junior Library Guild selection, 2011.

Janet has numerous MG and YA projects underway including another YA novel, set in 1925, due out 2013. She is a former high school English teacher and received her MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults in 2010 (Vermont College of Fine Arts). Janet lives in Bozeman, Montana.

Be sure to check back tomorrow for an interview with Janet to learn more about her. 

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