Gibney is 2024 Michael L. Printz Award Honoree

Shannon Gibney was awarded a Michael L. Printz Honor for her novel/memoir The Girl I Am, Was, and Never Will Be  (Dutton, 2023).  "The Michael L. Printz Award annually honors the best book written for teens, based entirely on its literary merit, each year. In...

Public humanities course at Minneapolis College: Fall 2022

Shannon will be teaching a public humanities course at Minneapolis College this fall: The Minnesota Transform Project. This is a tuition FREE course that will satisfy MnTC Goal Areas 2 or 9. From the course description: "Working in a time and place shaped by George...

Shannon’s essay, “All the Stars Aflame” is featured in the new anthology We Are Meant to Rise: Voices from Minneapolis to the World, which University of Minnesota Press will publish in November.

Shannon's essay, "All the Stars Aflame" is featured in the new anthology We Are Meant to Rise: Voices from Minneapolis to the World, which University of Minnesota Press will publish in November. From the book description: "Here Indigenous writers and writers of color...

Rights Report: Week of May 31, 2021

Megan Ilnitzki at HarperCollins has won, at auction, world rights to Adoptee to Adoptee, edited by Shannon Gibney (l.) (Dream Country) and Nicole Chung (All You Can Ever Know), a YA anthology featuring new stories by adoptee authors, with contributions from Mariama...