Ginny Rorby

Phone: 
(212) 239-2859

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

Books: 
Dolphin Sky
(Putnam, 1996)
, How to Speak Dolphin
(Scholastic, 2015)
, Hurt Go Happy
(Tor Books, 2006)
, Lost in the River of Grass
(Lerner Publications, 2011)
, The Outside of a Horse
(2010)
Prizes Won: 
ALA Schneider Family Book Award for Hurt Go Happy; Sunshine State Young Readers Award for Lost in the River of Grass.

More Information

Listed as: 
Fiction Writer
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Caucasian
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Washington
Raised in: 
Winter Park, FL
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Last updated: Dec 01, 2016