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Katie Bircher About Katie Bircher

Katie Bircher, associate editor at The Horn Book, Inc., is a former bookseller and holds an MA in children's literature from Simmons College. She served as chair of the 2018 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award committee. Follow Katie on Twitter @lyraelle.



  1. I tried to subscribe & it didn’t work-said there was something wrong with the site. Can you see what’s going on?

  2. Kitty Flynn says:

    Hi Linda,
    Thank you for bringing this to our attention. The problem has been fixed and you should be able to sign up for the newsletter with no problems.

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