Individual Author Record
Name: Alyssa WeesPen Name: None Genre: Fiction Audience: Young Adult; Born:
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Illinois ConnectionWees earned an MFA in Fiction Writing from Columbia College Chicago. She lives in Chicago.
Biographical and Professional InformationAlyssa Wees wrote a lot of stories about her Beanie Babies when she was growing up. She has earned a BA in English from Creighton University and an MFA in Fiction Writing from Columbia College Chicago. Currently she works as an assistant librarian in youth services at a public library.
AwardsThe Waking Forest Starred Review, Kirkus, 2019 Starred Review, School Library Journal, 2019 ILLINOIS READS Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2020
Speaking EngagementsSpeaking Engagement Availability: Yes
Selected Titles At Your Library
The waking forest /
ISBN: 0525581162. OCLC Number: 1041199105 . . "When the lives of a girl, who has terrifying visions, and a witch, who grants wishes to children in the woods, collide in the most unexpected of ways, a dark, magical truth threatens to doom them both"--