English Honor Society

Meet the Author: K.L. Going

February 28, 2012 7:00 PM
Villa Library

Meet and greet the author, K. L. Going on February 28, 2012 at 7 pm in the Villa Library, hosted by the English honor society.

Young adult fiction writer, K.L. Going, (author of Fat Kid Rules the World which is going to be made into a film) will be talking about her work and the creative writing process.


Going began writing novels in college. She has since published three novels under the category of young adult literature, plus two for middle grade readers age 8 - 12, and a reference book titled Writing and Selling the YA Novel, published by Writer's Digest. She has two picture books under contract.

She has written short stories for several anthologies, including "Rush Hour volume 3," "Full House," and "No Such Thing as the Real World."

Going's books have been published by Penguin's Group USA, Harcourt Houghton Mifflin, and Writer's Digest. Fat Kid Rules the World' was chosen as one of the Best Books of the Past Decade by the American Library Association. Her books have been Booksense picks, Scholastic Book Club choices, Junior Library Guild selections, winners of state book awards, and featured by Publishers Weekly, School Library Journal, and Children's Book Council as Best Books. Her work has been published in Eritrea, Ethiopia, Saudi Arabia, and the UK. Her first four novels were also released as audio CDs by Listening Library.

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