Marcella Pixley

Longlist, 2020 National Book Awards

Marcella Pixley teaches eighth grade language arts in Carlisle, Massachusetts. Her poetry has been published in literary journals such as Prairie Schooner, Feminist Studies, Sow’s Ear Poetry Review, and Poet Lore, and she has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize for poetry.
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Trowbridge Road

ISBN 9781536207507 Candlewick Press

It’s the summer of ’83 on Trowbridge Road, and June Bug Jordan is hungry. Months after her father’s death from complications from AIDS, her mother has stopped cooking and refuses to leave the house, instead locking herself away to scour at the germs she believes are everywhere. More about this book >

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Marcella Pixley

Marcella Pixley teaches eighth grade language arts in Carlisle, Massachusetts. Her poetry has been published in literary journals such as Prairie Schooner, Feminist Studies, Sow’s Ear Poetry Review, and Poet Lore, and she has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize for poetry. She has written three critically acclaimed young adult novels: Freak, Without Tess, and Ready to Fall. She lives in an antique farmhouse in Westford, Massachusetts, with her husband and two sons.

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