Young adult author Chris Crutcher will be visiting the Meridian Library at Cherry Lane on August 16. Crutcher is known for cutting edge, realistic fiction, and writes for readers who have experienced the challenges of growing up. Blending a mix of humor and tragedy, Crutcher's books explore coming-of-age through authentic language and storytelling.
On August 16, Chris will be conducting a writing workshop for adults from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., a workshop for teen writers from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., plus giving a talk and signing copies of his books from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. The talk and book signing are open, but registration is required for the adult and teen workshops.