Events for September 24, 2018
Meg Medina Public Lecture
Monday, September 24, 2018
Meg Medina is an award-winning Cuban American author of picture books, middle grade novels, and teen fiction. She was the 2016 recipient of the Pura Belpré Honor medal for her picture book Mango, Abuela and Me, the 2014 recipient of the Pura Belpré Medal for her young adult novel Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass, and the 2012 recipient of the Ezra Jack Keats New Writers Medal for her picture book Tía Isa Wants a Car. Meg’s most recent young adult novel, Burn Baby Burn, was long-listed for the National Book Award and shortlisted for the Kirkus Prize.
Meg's books will be for sale from A Room of One's Own, and she will sign following the lecture.
This free public lecture is sponsored by the CCBC, the Friends of the CCBC, Madison Public Library and the Wisconsin Book Festival.
Madison Public Library, 201 W. Mifflin Street, Madison