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Nikki Loftin

Nikki Loftin

American writer
Nikki Loftin
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Intro American writer
Is Writer Children's writer
From United States of America
Type Literature
Gender female
Birth 12 April 1972
Age: 48 years
Star sign AriesAries
The details

Biography

Nikki Loftin (born April 12, 1972) is an American author of middle grade fiction. Her first book, The Sinister Sweetness of Splendid Academy, was published by Razorbill/Penguin in August 2012. A second novel, Nightingale's Nest, is scheduled to appear in February 2014.

Biography

Nikki Loftin is an American author of middle grade fiction. Born and raised in Central Texas, she attended The University of Texas at Austin for both her Bachelor of Arts (French, BA, '92) and Master of Arts (English/Fiction Writing, MA, '98) degrees.

Loftin currently resides in Texas.

Works

The Sinister Sweetness of Splendid Academy, Razorbill/Penguin, August 2012.
Nightingale's Nest, Razorbill/Penguin, February 2014.

Reception

The Sinister Sweetness of Splendid Academy has been positively reviewed. Kirkus called The Sinister Sweetness of Splendid Academy "deliciously scary and satisfying," while Shelf Awareness called it "a feast of magic and mystery.". Publishers Weekly found it "mesmerizing... a fantasy that feels simultaneously classic and new." The Austin American Statesman named the novel one of its twelve highly recommended fantasy novels of summer 2012.

Loftin is also a contributor to the Dear Teen Me anthology, which has been named a Junior Library Guild selection.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 03 Jul 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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http://www.us.penguingroup.com/nf/Book/BookDisplay/0,,9781595145086,00.html?The_Sinister_Sweetness_of_Splendid_Academy_Nikki_Loftin
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/16119259-nightingale-s-nest
http://nikkiloftin.com/about/
https://www.kirkusreviews.com/book-reviews/nikki-loftin/sinister-sweetness-splendid-academy/
http://shelf-awareness.com/readers-issue.html?issue=125#m2419
http://www.publishersweekly.com/978-1-59514-508-6
http://www.statesman.com/news/lifestyles/what-draws-teens-to-fantasy-novels-we-ask-author-1/nRpBh/
https://web.archive.org/web/20130905055119/http://dearteenme.com/?page_id=2283
http://dearteenme.com/?page_id=2283
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