Author Visit with Joshua Hodge

January 11, 2016

The Boyle County Public Library will host an Author Reception for Joshua Hodge on Thursday, January 14, 2016 at 7:00 pm in the Mahan Gallery. Hodge is the author of the new young adult (YA) mystery novel Dakota Broken, a suspenseful tale of reality and fantasy that engages the imagination while unlocking the hero among the broken. During the reception, Hodge will read a selection from his book, sign copies, and answer questions about the book publishing process.

About the Author:

Joshua Hodge broke into the literary scene as a seven-year-old reading his story Sam's Hair on PBS' Reading Rainbow. As a high school student, Joshua published his debut novel Wild Christmas in 2006 and created a short story Pixie Chase for Scholastic Inc. In reference to his new work, Joshua said, "I am excited to be able to immerse you in the suspense and beauty of a place I have spent so long in and finally introduce you to some characters who have grown dear to me."

Although a Chicago native, Joshua presently resides in Danville, Kentucky where he teaches Spanish for the local county. Literacy is a big part of his career. He likes to teach with stories and encourage students to look at language in new ways. Joshua is a graduate of Asbury University.