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Laurie would love to hear from you!
For COVID-19 related reading permission requests, please see the following guidelines from Laurie’s publishers:
– Simon & Schuster (The Seeds of America trilogy [Chains, Forge, Ashes] and Fever, 1793)
– Macmillan (Speak)
– Penguin Random House (SHOUT, The Impossible Knife of Memory, Wintergirls, Catalyst, Prom, Twisted)
For interview requests or bookstore events regarding SHOUT:
Please contact Kaitlin Kneafsey at kkneafsey at penguinrandomhouse dot com.
To request an appearance at a university or corporate event, or at conferences that are not centered around children’s literature:
Please contact Christie Hinrichs at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (541) 797-2217.
To request an appearance for a school or for children’s literature-focused events:
Please visit the Author Village and fill out the request form! Please note: Laurie is currently unavailable for Skype visits through 2020.
Please note: because of legal and personal considerations, Laurie cannot read any unsolicited material for those seeking to be published or evaluated: no manuscripts, ideas for books, finished books, etc. For similar reasons, she cannot read any submissions of ideas for sequels to her own books. Nor can she provide individuals with one-on-one writing or publishing advice.
If you wish to contact Laurie with other requests, feedback, fan mail, etc., please use the form below! A note to students: If you email Laurie from your school email address, there is a strong chance that any reply will be rejected by your school’s servers. Please keep this in mind.