Middle Grade Author Visit Jessica Vitalis

Oregon Youth Center, 110 N. Oak St

Middle Grade Author Jessica Vitalis is visiting the Oregon Youth Center! She will talk about being an author and read from one of books. Attendees will also have a chance to ask Jessica questions.

No registration. Geared to grades 5th and up.

About Jessica Vitalis:

JESSICA VITALIS is a Columbia MBA-wielding writer. She brings her experience growing up in a non-traditional childhood to her stories, exploring themes such as death and grief, domestic violence, and socio-economic disparities. With a mission to write entertaining and thought-provoking literature, she often includes magic and fantastical settings. She also founded Magic in the Middle, a series of free monthly recorded book talks, to help educators introduce young readers to new stories. She was recently named a 2021 Canada Council of the Arts Grant Recipient and featured on CBC Here and Now. An American expat, she now lives in Canada with her husband and two precocious daughters. The Wolf’s Curse was her debut novel. Her second book, The Rabbit’s Gift, publishes October 25, 2022. 

Questions or need accommodations? Contact Kelly Allen at kallen@oregonlibrary.org, or call 608-835-6265.

The program is made possible through funding from the Friends of the Oregon Library.

images: book cover of The Wolf's Curse by Jessica Vitalis, photo of author on light gray background