About Lily Kessinger

Lily Kessinger is an editorial intern at The Horn Book, Inc.

Just a girl from where nothing really happens

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Hipster teens rejoice! Here is your new poster child (though she would probably reject the title — which is, of course, the hipster thing to do). With The Isobel Journal: Just a Girl from Where Nothing Really Happens (Switch Press, August 2014; first published in her native UK by Hot Key Press, 2013), nineteen-year-old art […]

This Star Won’t Go Out

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I’m slightly embarrassed to admit that I did not know much about Esther Grace Earl when I began reading her diaries — which seemed a tad voyeuristic on my part. This Star Won’t Go Out: The Life and Words of Esther Earl (with her parents Lori and Wayne Earl) collects Esther’s musings and drawings, which span […]