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Another Award-Winning Author Joins MFAC Faculty


Award-winning author Sherri L. Smith has joined the faculty of Hamline’s low-residency MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults (MFAC) Program. Smith is the author of six young adult novels: Lucy and the Giant; Sparrow; Hot, Sour, Salty, Sweet, (all contemporary); Flygirl (historical); Orleans (speculative fiction), and, in fall 2016, Pasadena (mystery). Her first middle-grade novel, The Toymaker’s Apprentice (historical fantasy) was published in 2015. She is a contributing writer for Bongo Comics and is currently working on a graphic novel. You can read more about Sherrie L. Smith on The Creative Writing Programs at Hamline website.