Meet the Author
Giving students direct access to their favorite authors
Meet the Author gives students direct access to authors who share their personal stories, offer writing tips, and encourage students to “keep reading, keep writing, keep dreaming.”
Next Live ShowApril 19, 2023, 1:30 PM (EST)
2022-23 Meet the Author line-up
Access Previously Recorded Author Webcasts
Meet the Author: Sherri Winston
On April 20, 2022, from 1-1:30 pm, author Sherri Winston will talk about her new chapter book series, Wednesday and Woof, perfect for grades 1 – 5.
Meet the Author: Kat Zhang
On October 8, 2021, from 1 – 1:30 pm, Kat Zhang, author of Amy Wu and the Perfect Bao, will talk about her latest picture book, Amy Wu and the Patchwork Dragon, for grades K-3.
Meet the Author: Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin
Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin talk about their delightful picture books such as, Click, Clack, Moo Cows that Type (grades pre-K-3).
Meet the Author: Jarrett Lerner
November 11th from 12:30 – 1 pm, meet Jarrett Lerner, author of the Enginerds (grades 4-8), and Geeger, the Robot (grades K-3) book series.
Meet the Author: Mary Alice Monroe and Angela May
On September 24th from 1 – 1:30 pm, Mary Alice Monroe and Angela May will discuss the new YA book, The Islanders, perfect for grades 3-7.
Meet the Author Guests
During their visits to the Fairfax Network studio, guest authors encouraged students to “keep reading, keep writing, keep dreaming.”
Writing Tips from Authors
During their visits to the Fairfax Network, Meet the Author studio guest authors offer writing tips.
During the live webcasts, authors describe their writing process, character development, and ways to build a plot. Students ask questions and authors respond with inspiring and lively commentary.
Nominated for several Emmy Awards & winner of numerous Telly Awards, Meet the Author brings the process of reading and writing to life. The goal of each webcast is to motivate students to read new books, write their own stories, and find and establish their place in a reading and writing world.
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