Thursday, May 27, 2010

Facts About Maureen Johnson

Check out these fun facts about Maureen Johnson you may be interested to know before Skyping with her TONIGHT!

First book: The Key to the Golden Firebird
Latest book: Scarlett Fever (sequel to Suite Scarlett)
Other well-known books: 13 Little Blue Envelopes, The Bermudez Triangle, Devilish, Girl at Sea
Hometown: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Current town: New York City
Major in college & grad school: Writing and theatrical dramaturgy (want to know what dramaturgy is? Let's ask her tonight!)
Nickname: MJ
Author friends: Libba Bray, John Green, Hank Green, Scott Westerfeld, Justine Larbalestier, and so many more!

MJ is a big fan of the Internet. You can find her at these places...
Ning (online community):
Blog: (Keep your eye on her blog in August - she's promised to participate in BEDA aka Blog Every Day August!)
Twitter: (She recently won an award for "Most Interesting Twitter User to Follow"!)

A final fun fact about Maureen Johnson:
Once she lost a bet. Here's what happened.

Want to know more about Maureen Johnson? Ask her questions TONIGHT when we Skype (video chat) with her at the Library!! The fun begins in the Baxter Room at 6:30 pm. Bring your friends!

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