Hamline Events

Book Launch Events for 'The Troubled Girls of Dragomir Academy' by MFAC faculty member Anne Ursu

Date: October 13, 2021
Time: 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Cost: Check the website
Contact: Name: Terry Horstman Email: thorstman01@hamline.edu
Location: Virtually hosted by Red Balloon Bookshop and Wild Rumpus
Sponsor: Creative Writing Programs, Low-Residency MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults (MFAC)
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MFAC faculty member Anne Ursu will be joined in conversation by fellow authors and MFAC faculty members Laura Ruby and Kelly Barnhill to celebrate the release of Ursu's newest novel, 'The Troubled Girls of Dragomir Academy.

Celebrate the release of Minnesota author Anne Ursu's latest novel The Troubled Girls of Dragomir Academy along with Red Balloon Bookshop and special guest author Laura Ruby!

From the acclaimed author of The Real Boy and The Lost Girl comes a wondrous and provocative fantasy about a young girl, a kingdom beset by monsters, and a mysterious school for wayward young women. Join Anne and Laura on Zoom as they chat about The Troubled Girls of Dragomir Academy, storytelling, and all things writerly. We'll have plenty of time to take quesitons from the audience, too!

To Attend: Use the link below to register for the event. Pre-registration is required! You can register for the event for free, select a bundle of a free ticket and book, or can donate to help us keep events happening. All copies of The Troubled Girls of Dragomir Academy purchased for the event will be signed and may be personalized by Anne Ursu. Registration ends at 5pm CDT on Oct 13. All registered attendees will be sent the link to join the party 48 hours before the event and on the evening of the event, after ticket sales have ended.

Anne Ursu is the author of acclaimed novels The Lost Girl, Breadcrumbs, and The Real Boy, which was longlisted for the National Book Award. The recipient of the McKnight Fellowship in Children's Literature, Anne is also a member of the faculty at Hamline University's MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults. She lives in Minneapolis with her family and an ever-growing number of cats.