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Ginny Rorby

Author's Bio

Ginny Rorby holds an undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of Miami, an MFA in Creative Writing from the Florida International University, and is the author of 4 novels for Young Adults, Dolphin Sky, (Putnam, ’96) and Hurt Go Happy, (Tor Books, ’06) which won the American Library Association’s Schneider Family Book Award (2008 and has also been nominated for six state reading awards. The Outside of a Horse (Dial Penguin,’10) is a Scholastic Book Fair selection, and Lost in the River of Grass (Lerner Publications ‘11) won the 2013 Sunshine State Young Readers Award. How to Speak Dolphin (Scholastic '15) has been nominated for two reading awards.

Publications and Prizes

How to Speak Dolphin (Scholastic, 2015), Lost in the River of Grass (Lerner Publications, 2011), Hurt Go Happy (Tor Books, 2006), Dolphin Sky (Putnam, 1996)
ALA Schneider Family Book Award for Hurt Go Happy; Sunshine State Young Readers Award for Lost in the River of Grass.

Ginny Rorby Resume

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Listing last updated: December 1, 2016

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Born in:
Washington, DC
Raised in:
Winter Park, FL
Laura Dail

Upcoming Readings and Workshops

  • August 3, 2017
    Mendocino Coast Writers' Conference (Panel/Reading/Workshop)
    Fort Bragg, CA
  • August 3, 2017
    Mendocino Coast Writers' Conference (Panel/Reading/Workshop)
    Fort Bragg, CA

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