Debby Dahl Edwardson

writing from the top of the world

At the NBA Teen Press Conference with Thanhha Lai

With Nicki Grimes at the National Book Award Ceremony.

At Meade River in Atqasuk.

I love sharing my life and work with young people. Through my presentations, I try to encourage students to read, write and think about their world in new ways.

News and Events


March 16-19: Debby will be in Anchorage, Alaska

March 24-28: Debby will be in Denver Colorado

April 5-22: Debby will be in Alameda, California.

April 23-30: Debby will be in Minneapolis, Minnesota

September: Debby will be in Minnesota

Speaking, School Visits and Workshops

I charge $1500 per day plus expenses. See my schedule, above, to find out when I will be in or near your region. For more information, please email me using the link below.

Skype Expeditions

Visit the Arctic and my world of writing with a Skype Chat
  • No Cost Meet the Author Visit: 10-15 minutes
  • In-Depth Visit: 60-90 minutes $200


Blog Appearances

My Writing

" extraordinary tale of love, betrayal, and above all, survival." Ellen Levine
Writing for Young People
a novel for young people about love, loss and finding your way home.
A celebration of family and community.