Individual Author Record
Name:Pen Name: A LaFaye Genre: Fiction History Born: 1970 in Hudson, Wisconsin Sites:
Illinois ConnectionLaFaye lives in Greenville. Her second novel ''Edith Shay'' takes place in Chicago (among other settings). Her fourth novel ''Nissa's Place'' takes place in Chicago and a fictioinal town in LA.
Biographical and Professional InformationAlexandria LaFaye is a children's author and speaker at schools, libraries, and conferences. She also presents professional development programs for teachers and teaches creative writing at Greenville College in Illinois where she's also the advisor of their school newspaper, ''The Papyrus''. She has also taught children's literature in the summer graduate program at Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia.
*''Dad, In Spirit,'' Simon and Schuster, 2001 *''Edith Shay,'' Simon Pulse, 2001 *''Nissa's Place'', Milkweed, 2008 *''Stella Stands Alone'', Simon and Schuster, 2010 *''Strawberry Hill,'' Aladdin, 2000 *''The Keening'', Milkweed, 2010 *''The Strength of Saints'', Simon and Schuster, 2002 *''Walking Home to Rosie Lee'', Cinco Puntos, 2011 *''Water Steps'', Milkweed, 2009 *''Worth'', Simon and Schuster, 2004 *''Year of the Sawdust Man'', Milkweed, 2008 *"Follow Me Down to Nicodemus Town", Whitman, 2019