Markelle Grabo

Young Adult Author


Merton Primary School Visit

Posted by Markelle Grabo on May 21, 2013 at 7:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Had a wonderful time speaking to the 3rd graders at Merton Primary School about my journey as an author. They were a great audience and had plenty of awesome questions. These kids show an amazing enthusiasm for reading and writing. At the end, they even requested a writer's workshop in class - something they are usually never excited about! This is the most rewarding part of being an author. Here I am with a student who played a big role in setting up this visit. She also happens to be one of...

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First TV News Interview

Posted by Markelle Grabo on April 6, 2013 at 9:05 PM Comments comments (0)

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Strawberry Festival

Posted by Markelle Grabo on June 27, 2011 at 12:14 PM Comments comments (0)

This past weekend I signed copies of The Elf Girl at the Strawberry Festival in Cedarburg through Creekside Books. I had a blast! I was there for two days, Saturday 3-5pm and Sunday 11-1pm. The weather was perfect, the crowd was huge, and I had an amazing time talking to complete strangers about writing, Ramsey, and The Elf Girl. Family stopped by as well, which was wonderful because I love having their support. But what really had me excited was meeting so many new readers. By ...

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First Book Signing

Posted by Markelle Grabo on June 1, 2011 at 10:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Tonight I had my first book signing at the New Berlin Public Library. There was a great turnout: friends, family, even total strangers! It was an amazing night. News of the signing was even featured on TMJ4! I am very pleased with how it all went. It was a great experience signing books, taking pictures, and chatting with readers. I was able to practice my cursive (because until I started selling books I hadn't used it - except for my signature - since grade school!) and a great way to kick o...

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