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M. Molly Backes

Born: 1980 in Madison, Wisconsin
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Backes lives in Illinois.

Biography: M. Molly Backes is the author of The Princesses of Iowa (Candlewick Press, 2012) and the assistant director of StoryStudio Chicago, the center for writing and writers, where she teaches creative writing classes to adults and teens.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction

M. Molly Backes on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

The princesses of Iowa /
ISBN: 0763653128 OCLC: 734002211

Candlewick Press, Somerville, Mass. : 2012.

After being involved in a drunk driving accident in the spring, Paige Sheridan spends the summer in Paris as an au-pair and then returns to her suburban Iowa existence for her senior year of high school, where she begins to wonder if she wants more out life than being popular, having a handsome boyfriend and all the latest clothes, and being a member of the social elite.

  The princesses of iowa.
ISBN: 9781491549117 OCLC: 960022230

Candlewick on Brilliance Audio 2014.