By providing our children with great literature we can nurture the readers, writers, and thinkers of the future. Although writing for kids is a lot of fun, it should not be taken lightly. They demand entertainment, and we must provide it, but they also deserve real art — literature that is deep, fresh, beautiful, and challenging.
~ Molly Beth Griffin

KFAI Write On Radio Interview!

September 24, 2014

Listen to a reading of RHODA’S ROCK HUNT and Kristin Johnson’s interview with me and Jennifer Bell (illustrator) on KFAI’s Write On Radio.  Our segment is in the second half of the hour.  The archive will be up on the site for 2 weeks from the air date, 9/23/14.

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LAUNCH PARTY for Rhoda’s Rock Hunt!

September 18, 2014

I’ll be celebrating the release of my new picture book at the Red Balloon on October 18th, 10:30am, with Jennifer Bell.  Join us!

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RHODA’S ROCK HUNT available for pre-order!

June 30, 2014

I just got my first look at Rhoda’s Rock Hunt, and it’s beautiful!  It’s not out until October 1, but you can pre-order it on the Historical Society Press website here.

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Join me at Sister Wolf Books on June 28th!

June 12, 2014

I’ll be signing books in Dorset, MN, at the “Festival of Authors and Artists” on Saturday, June 28th.  See you there!

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NEWS! I’ve won the 2014 McKnight Artist Fellowship for Children’s Literature!

March 25, 2014

It’s just been announced that I’ve won the 2014 McKnight Artist Fellowship for Children’s Literature (younger children)!  I am shocked and thrilled and extremely grateful to the McKnight Foundation, the Loft Literary Center, and the supportive community of children’s literature enthusiasts in our state.  Stay tuned for event info and other exciting McKnight-related news.

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