Ocean County Library’s “Dive into YA” Virtual Series Continues with Graphic Novelist Molly Ostertag

May 13, 2021

TOMS RIVER – Award-winning graphic novelist and animation screenwriter Molly Ostertag will appear in the Ocean County Library’s “Dive into YA: It’s Not Just for Teens” virtual dialog series, 6 PM Thursday, June 10.

The program aims to show how real issues, vivid writing, diverse characters and imaginative concepts propel Young Adult literature beyond traditional age categories.

Her appearance coincides with the publication of her newest novel, The Girl from the Sea. Her first graphic novel, The Witch Boy, is being adapted into a feature film by Netflix.

The California-based Ignatz and Prism Award winner followed her successful 2017 debut with two sequels, The Hidden Witch and The Midwinter Witch. She collaborated with Brennan Lee Mulligan on the webcomic Strong Female Protagonist.

The series is presented in partnership with Booktowne, Manasquan, NJ. Attendees will receive a 10% discount for Booktowne that can be used through their website.

Registration for this free program is required at www.theoceancountylibrary.org/events. Registrants will receive a link by email to join the program.

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