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Kekla Magoon

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," "Shadows of Sherwood" (The Robyn Hoodlum Adventures series), and most recently "The Season of Styx Malone," which was named a best book of 2018 by NPR, Kirkus Reviews, and Shelf Awareness. 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.