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Fractured Fairy Tales: How to Fix Humpty Dumpty Even If You’re a King’s Horse with James Riley

Date(s): Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Location: 
Zoom
Type(s): 
Craft Talk, Reading, Talk
Genre and Form(s): Children's Books, Fairy Tales, Folklore
Cost: Free

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James Riley, the New York Times bestselling author of the Half Upon a Time series, takes an in-depth look at the wonder and absolute weirdness of fairy tales, why we love them, and what it must be like to try to reconstitute an egg using only horse hooves. Spoiler alert: It can't be easy. He'll also do a reading from his fairy tale series, just to prove he knows what he's talking about, but we're not willing to commit one way or another on that last point. 

Join the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing for Fractured Fairy Tales: How to Fix Humpty Dumpty Even If You’re a King’s Horse with James Riley on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Zoom.

Riley will also be teaching a workshop, Writing for Children for Fun and (Very Little) Profit. More details about Riley's workshop will be announced soon.

About the Author

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James Riley is the New York Times bestselling author of the Half Upon a Time series, the Story Theives series, and the Revenge of Magic series. He currently lives in Northern Virginia, outside of Washington, D.C., because that’s where his cats are. He has three of them. Other people think that’s a bit much, and yet, he wants more. More. MORE!