Margaret Peterson Haddix

May 17, 2017
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Join us for a visit with world-renowned children's author Margaret Peterson Haddix!

Margaret Peterson Haddix grew up on a farm near Washington Court House, Ohio. She graduated from Miami University (of Ohio) with degrees in English/journalism, English/creative writing and history. Before her first book was published, she worked as a newspaper copy editor in Fort Wayne, Indiana; a newspaper reporter in Indianapolis; and a community college instructor and freelance writer in Danville, Illinois.

She has since written more than 35 books for kids and teens. Her books have been honored with New York Times bestseller status; the International Reading Association's Children's Book Award; American Library Association Best Book and Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers notations; and numerous state reader's choice awards. They have also been translated into more than twenty different languages.

Haddix and her husband, Doug, now live in Columbus, Ohio. They are the parents of two grown kids.

Book sales and signings will follow the presentation, with proceeds benefitting the Carmel Clay Public Library Foundation. Registration is required by emailing the Foundation office at or by calling (317) 814-3984.

This program will be held in the Program Room.