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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Hillary Frank  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult; Young Adult; Children;

Born: 1976 in Brooklyn, New York

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Biographical and Professional Information

Hillary Frank is a freelance writer based in Montclair, NJ. She is an author, illustrator and is also an independent producer for a variety of programs on public radio. She has taught courses and workshops to young and grown adults at Loyola University, Sarah Lawrence College, the Transom Story Workshop, and the City of Chicago's inner city writing program Words37. A popular guest speaker, she has presented at many schools and libraries, including the New York Public Library, the Brooklyn Public Library, the Chicago Public Library, Tufts University, Simmons College, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and high schools around the country.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

Better Than Running At Night
ISBN: 0606310819

Demco Media. 2004

A freshman art student from Manhattan spends her first year away from home in New England.

I Can't Tell You
ISBN: 0618412026

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 2005

After getting into a fight with his best friend, Jake is determined to use writing as his only source of communication henceforth, yet even after becoming a talented scribe, communication challenges still exist when trying to write a letter to a special female friend. Simultaneous.


Best Books for Young Adults from the American Library Association 2003

Speaking Engagements

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