Kelly Barnhill





Kelly Barnhill

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born
in Minneapolis
December 07, 1973

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influences
Borges, Marquez, Erdrich, The Brothers Grimm


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I'm a writer, a mom, a wife, a dog owner, a reader, a thinker, a hiker, a friend, a runner, a teacher, a listener, terrible gardener, a lover of nature. Sometimes I'm all of these things at once.

I'm also a former bartender, former park ranger, former waitress, former church janitor, former kosher meat slicer, former wild-eyed activist, former wildland firefighter, former coffee jerk, former phone-book delivery girl and a former dull-eyed office slave. Sometimes I am still these things. Sometimes all at once.


Kelly Barnhill isn't a Goodreads Author (yet), but they do have a blog, so here are some recent posts imported from their feed.

Well, it’s finally happened: my blog has been memed. (Can meme be a verb? And if so, is it transitive or intransitive? And is it irregular?)


Anyway. I have been tagged by the prodigiously esteemable Mr. William Alexander, author of Fine Fictions and Sundry Stories, and an all-around Fine Fellow. You can read about his process here.You can also browse his books – the National Book Award winning G...

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“There's no such thing as complete when it comes to stories. Stories are infinite. They are as infinite as worlds.”
Kelly Barnhill, Iron Hearted Violet

“A person's soul is bigger than his body. It takes root and lives in all who love him.”
Kelly Barnhill, The Mostly True Story of Jack

“That’s the magic of revisions – every cut is necessary, and every cut hurts, but something new always grows.”
Kelly Barnhill

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What Book Shall We Read in October?

I have chosen books that are getting a lot of attention and were published in July and August. Feel free to add books to the list, if they were published in July and August 2011

If you get the chance, check and see what your library has before you vote.

 
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Summer I learned to fly (write-in)
 
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