Photo by Clark Hsiao
“The Call is the only book I’ve read by Yannick Murphy, but it has made me a fan ... It was a total unexpected
– Librarian Nancy Pearl discussing The Call in her webinar Nancy Pearl Presents: Books that Make Great Gifts
Yannick Murphy is the author of the novels, THE CALL, SIGNED, MATA HARI, HERE THEY COME, and THE SEA OF TREES. Her story
collections include STORIES IN ANOTHER LANGUAGE and IN A BEAR’S EYE. Her children’s books include THE COLD WATER WITCH,
BABY POLAR, and AHWOOOOOOOO!. She is the recipient of various awards including a Pushcart Prize, a Laurence L. and Thomas
Winship/PEN New England Award, a Whiting Writer’s Award, a National Endowment for the Arts award, and a Chesterfield
Screenwriting award. Her story IN A BEAR’S EYE was published in the 2007 O. Henry Prize Stories.
Readings & Book Signings
Featuring Hester Kaplan, Yannick Murphy, and Annie Weatherwax hosted by Michelle Hoover.
1:30 pm, Saturday, October 25th
Old South Mary Norton, 645 Bolyston Street
Boston Book Festival