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Karlyn Coleman

About Karlyn Coleman

Karlyn Coleman writes fiction for children and adults. Her first picture book, Where Are All the Minnesotans?, will be published by the Minnesota Historical Society Press this fall. She also writes, as K. R. Coleman, for Lerner’s Darby Creek series books and is currently completing a young adult novel titled Air.

Profile of 2017 Newbery Medal winner Kelly Barnhill by Karlyn Coleman

Kelly Barnhill is magic. Once, when she and I were walking our bounding black dogs in the woods along the Mississippi River, she began to tell a story, and I swear the giant cottonwood trees leaned in, the mighty river slowed, and the dogs trotted closer to her side so that they could hear her […]