Diman Author Series 2024 - Riss Neilsen

  • Riss Neilson
    Deep in Providence cove

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    Meet author Riss Neilsen (Deep in Providence, I'm Not Supposed to Be in the Darkand A Love Like the Sun) to learn about her writing process and how it relates to the book Deep in Providence, set in Providence, RI and around the state of Rhode Island.


    • Tuesday, March 19th, 2024, from 11-12:30 in the library.
    • Lunch will be provided.


    • For students in Mrs. Beaudoin's classes or members of the book club
    • A Filipino-style lunch will be served!
    • Students are responsible for making up any missed work from class or shop.

    About Riss:

    Riss s a Magna Cum Laude graduate of the Rhode Island College where she won the English department’s Jean Garrigue Award, which was judged by novelist, Nick White. Her debut young adult novel, Deep in Providence, was a 2022 finalist for the New England Book Awards.

    She has two daughters, a cat, a dog, and a bunny named Michael Myers. She was born and raised in Providence.  When she’s not writing, she’s watching anime or playing video games with her kids.

    See Mr. Byrnes or Mrs. Beaudoin with questions.