North Carolina author and educator, Frank Morelli, will host the inaugural youth literacy event at South Main Book Company in Salisbury with a youth fiction writing workshop for children between the ages of 8-12 (older participants are also welcome, provided they patiently give younger ones space to ask questions first!). South Main Book Company will provide opportunities for those who wish to participate from home an option to connect virtually, if requested. The workshop is a free event that will be held in the bookstore on Saturday, August 7 at 11:00 AM. Interested participants can register online at the link provided.
Frank Morelli is the author of the young adult novels On the Way to Birdland (2021) and No Sad Songs , a 2019 YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers nominee, a VOX top Hopepunk title, and winner of a 2019 American Fiction Award for best coming-of-age story. The first book in his debut middle grade series, Please Return To: Norbert M. Finkelstein, was released in September 2019 and was named a Book Excellence Award finalist. Morelli’s fiction and essays have also been featured in The Saturday Evening Post, Cobalt Review, Philadelphia Stories, and Highlights Magazine.
- Dates: August 7, 2021
- Location: South Main Book Company
- Address: 110 S. Main Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
- Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
- Price: Free