About Megan Shepherd
New York Times bestseller and Carnegie Medal nominated author Megan Shepherd grew up in her family’s independent bookstore in the Blue Ridge Mountains. She is the author of many acclaimed middle grade and young adult novels. She now lives and writes on a 125-year-old farm outside Asheville, North Carolina, with her husband and children, two cats, chickens, bees, and an especially scruffy dog.
Books I've Written
The Madman's Daughter
Her Dark Curiosity
A Cold Legacy
The Secret Horses of Briar Hill
Where I was Born
Transylvania County, North Carolina
Names of My Chickens
I have 11 chickens: Inky, Clover, Snow, Cinnamon, Lady Firebrand, Lucky, Lace, Steg, Other Steg, Hawkeye, and Marzipan.
Most Mythical Place I've Been
Favorite Writing Snack
Yogurt covered pretzels with a cup of tea
Favorite Books of All Time
The Secret Garden
A Little Princess
The Chronicles of Narnia
Lord of the Rings
The Scorpio Races
The Hunger Games (I was an extra in the movie!)
The Night Circus
How can I get in touch with you?
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