Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  M. Molly Backes  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Born: 1980 in Madison, Wisconsin

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Illinois Connection

Backes lives in Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

M. Molly Backes is the author of The Princesses of Iowa (Candlewick Press, 2012) and the assistant director of StoryStudio Chicago, the center for writing and writers, where she teaches creative writing classes to adults and teens.

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Speaking Engagements

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