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Laura Amy Schlitz

About Laura Amy Schlitz

Laura Amy Schlitz is the winner of a 2016 Boston Globe-Horn Book Fiction Honor Award for The Hired Girl (Candlewick).

The Hired Girl: Author Laura Amy Schlitz’s 2016 BGHB Fiction Honor Speech

Joan would be happy that I’m here. She’d be thrilled to find herself in the Athens of America: the city of Nathaniel Hawthorne, Isabella Stewart Gardner, and Candlewick Press. I’m thrilled too, so gleeful that I’m going to share a secret, a truth not universally acknowledged in the writing world: Sometimes things go well. Not […]