Bill Cook Visiting Writer Program
January 31, 2019, in All Saints Chapel
Order Karen Blumenthal's books below through the Eagle's Nest
We are tremendously honored and excited to welcome Karen Blumenthal to The Episcopal School of Dallas as our inaugural writer in the Bill Cook Visiting Writer Program. Ms. Blumenthal graduated from Duke University and has an MBA from Southern Methodist University. Combining her background in reading, writing, and business, Ms. Blumenthal has more than two decades of experience working as a financial journalist. Writing for The Wall Street Journal, she has covered topics such as retailing, oil and gas, housing, mergers, and bankruptcies. In addition, she was the Dallas bureau chief for eight years. In this position, she coordinated and edited one of the September 11, 2001 stories that won the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for spot-news reporting.
Ms. Blumenthal has also authored several non-fiction books for young people such as Let Me Play: The Story of Title IX: The Law That Changed the Future of Girls in America, Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Differently and Bonnie and Clyde: The Making of a Legend. Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Differently was a finalist for the YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Award.
Ms. Blumenthal will sign books on the day of the event, and families may order copies of her books through the Eagle’s Nest using the following form. We are attaching book reviews below so that you may determine the right book for your family at the right time. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Ellen Back, Middle School Librarian, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 214-353-5796.