Sep 25 2014
Author Tommy Hays presents a writing workshop for kids in grades 6 to 8 at Spellbound. Admission is free with purchase of his middle grade novel What I Came to Tell You, newly released in paperback.
Tommy is Executive Director of the Great Smokies Writing Program and teaches in the MFA Creative Writing Program at Murray State University. His novel for adults, The Pleasure Was Mine, was a Finalist for the SIBA Fiction Award in 2006.
The topic for the workshop is Writing About Places We Know and will last about an hour. Tommy will be available to sign books after the workshop.
With starred reviews from Publishers Weekly and The Bulletin, What I Came to Tell You (paperback, September 2014, Egmont USA), was one of the most highly acclaimed books of 2013. An established writer of adult fiction, Tommy Hays’s children’s book debut was chosen as a Fall 2013 Okra Pick by the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance (SIBA) as one of the books booksellers are most eager to sell and was nominated for a SIBA Book Award. It was also selected for the American Booksellers Association’s 2014 ABC Best Books for Children Catalog.
You can pre-purchase a copy of the book and reserve a space below. Walk-ins will be welcome as long as there is space available. (Limited to 8 kids.)
What I Came to Tell You by Tommy Hays