Professor of Creative Writing Margaret McMullan was a guest author for Claire’s Day Book Festival in Toledo, Ohio, recently. Professor McMullan visited Grove Patterson Academy and Marshall School to talk about literature and careers in writing. On Saturday, May 17, Professor McMullan gave readings and signed books at the book festival, where approximately 5,000 people gathered.
Claire’s Day, Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to inspiring children and families to be lifelong readers through exposure to a variety of literary opportunities and experiences. The book festival is to honor Claire Lynsey Rubini, who passed away from a heart condition in 2000, when she was ten years old. Claire loved to read and tell stories.