Hello Universe, by Erin Entrada Kelly wins the 2018 Newbery Medal. Kelly was a presenter at the 2017 Harbor Springs Festival of the Book. Read more here.
Erin visited Harbor Springs Middle School during the 2017 Festival’s Authors in School day and was on a panel, "Loyal Friends for Tough Times."
The winners of the Festival's tree-themed flash essay competition, judged by 2017 Festival presenter, Josh MacIvor-Andersen, were announced on January 15th, 2018.
Winner: "The Tree," by Donna Watkins
Runners Up: "The Language of Trees," by Darcy Costello and "Drawing Trees," by Sheryl Potts
Honorable Mentions: "The Seed," by Jim Koster, "About a Tree – or Trees," by Jackie Cornell, and "Swinging from the Elm," by Carolyn Thomas Christy
Our thanks to all those who submitted entries.