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.

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

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Selected Titles At Your Library

The princesses of Iowa /
ISBN: 0763653128. OCLC Number: 734002211

Candlewick Press,. .

After being involved in a drunk driving accident in the spring, Paige Sheridan spends the summer in Paris as an au-pair and then returns to her suburban Iowa existence for her senior year of high school, where she begins to wonder if she wants more out life than being popular, having a handsome boyfriend and all the latest clothes, and being a member of the social elite.

The princesses of iowa.
ISBN: 9781491549117. OCLC Number: 960022230

Candlewick on Brilliance Audio. .