EventsOne-on-One Consultations with Writer-in Resident Adam Rex

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One-on-One Consultations with Writer-in Resident Adam Rex

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Woods Memorial Library


Aspiring and experienced writers, take note! Our fall Writer in Residence, Adam Rex, will have office hours in August, September and October, 2022.

He will offer eight 30-minute one-on-one sessions per week on Tuesdays at Himmel Park Library and Thursdays at the Woods Memorial Branch Library in August, September, and October.

Register now to get advice, feedback, pointers, and tips on writing and publishing. Adam Rex is an author and illustrator, who can answer questions about writing and publishing fiction and non-fiction for all age levels.

Registration for Tuesday one-on-one consultations opens the Tuesday morning one week before each session. Call (520) 594-5305 or stop by the Himmel Park Library to register. Limit one session per week.

Registration for Thursday one-on-one consultations opens Thursday morning one week before each session. Call (520) 594-5445 or stop by the Woods Memorial Library to register. Limit one session per week.

Please note that Adam has requested masks be worn during consultations.

Adam Rex is the author and illustrator of more than forty books for kids. These include New York Times bestselling picture books like Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich, School’s First Day of School, (with illustrator Christian Robinson), and Chu’s Day (with author Neil Gaiman). His work has been adapted for film and television.

Some of his awards, including the Margaret Wise Brown Prize in Children’s Literature and the National Cartoonists Society Book Illustration Award. His debut novel was shortlisted for the Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy. He has also created art for games like Dungeons & Dragons and Magic: The Gathering.

DreamWorks Animation adapted The True Meaning of Smekday into the animated feature film Home (2015), starring Rihanna and Jim Parsons.

Adam Rex cites Douglas Adams (author of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy) as his biggest influence as a writer.

He lives in Tucson, Arizona, with his cat, dog, son, and wife.

Read more about the Writer in Residence program.

The Writer in Residence Program is made possible by the Arizona State Library, Archives, and Public Records, a division of the Secretary of State, with federal funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Check out some of Adam Rex's books!

On Account of the Gum 2020

Why? 2019

Pluto Gets the Call 2019

Nothing Rhymes With Orange 2017

School's First Day of School 2016

Chu's First Day of School 2014

Fat Vampire, Book: A Never Coming of Age Story 2011

The True Meaning of Smekday 2019

Frankenstein Makes A Sandwich, And Other Stories You're Sure to Like, Because They're All About Monsters, and Some of Them Are Also About Food 2006

Writer in Residence
Suitable for:
Teens (14-18 years)
Adults (18+)
Writing & Poetry

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