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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.


Best Books for Young Adults from the American Library Association 2003

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Selected Titles At Your Library

Better than running at night
ISBN: 9780618250738. OCLC Number: 49011727

Houghton Mifflin Co.,. .

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

I can't tell you
ISBN: 061849491X. OCLC Number: 54865322

Graphia,. .

While fighting with his best friend and college roommate over a girl, Jake says something he regrets, then begins communicating only through notes and letters, but when he wants to tell the girl how he really feels about her, his silence and penchant for puns get in the way.