Sunshine State Author Series

The Sunshine State Author Series brings top-notch writers of children’s and young adult literature to Orange County for public readings, writing workshops and visits with students to spark interest in reading. Each featured writer has written a book that has been on the Sunshine State Young Readers Award or Florida Teen Reads lists.

The Sunshine State Author Series includes events only open to registered school groups located in Orange County. View upcoming Events for School Groups.

 

Important Dates (Subject to Change)

Author Event Date(s) Schedule
Kekla Magoon January 2019 View Schedule
Samira Ahmed March 2019 View Schedule
Lisa Graff March 2019 View Schedule

 

Upcoming Events

Registration Required
Wednesday
March
6
3:30​pm
(Southwest - Ask at Desk)
Event Category: Authors, Books, Writing
Calling aspiring writers, ages 11-17! New York Times bestselling author, Samira Ahmed, presents a writing workshop for tweens and teens with interactive writing exercises and writing tips.
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Registration Required
Wednesday
March
6
6:30​pm
Event Category: Authors, Books, Writing
Meet New York Times bestselling author, Samira Ahmed, as she reads from and discusses her book Love, Hate & Other Filters.
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Registration Required
Thursday
March
7
6:30​pm
(Library Central)
Event Category: Authors, Books, Writing
Meet Sunshine State Award Winning author, Lisa Graff, as she reads from and discusses her books "Far Away" and "The Great Treehouse War".
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Past Sunshine State Author Series Guests

Sharon Draper
Jason Reynolds
Brendan Kiely
Jackson Pearce
Sharon Robinson
Kelly Barnhill
Sarah Weeks
Jeff Zentner