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Cover of book: How Are You, Verity?

How Are You, Verity?

Children's book
published August 22, 2023

Verity is bubbling with excitement about an upcoming school field trip to the aquarium! When their neighbors ask "How are you?," Verity loves to reply by sharing facts about all the fascinating creatures that live in the sea.


About the Author

Meghan Wilson Duff wanted to be a marine biologist when they grew up, but got distracted trying to figure out people. They currently teach in the Psychology & Community Studies program at University of Maine at Machias.

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Upcoming Events

Maine Literary Awards

May 30th, 2024

Location: Rockport, ME

How Are You, Verity? is a finalist for Children's Books

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nErD Camp PA

July 12, 2024

Location: Online

Beyond Pride: Reimagining the Use of LGBTQIA+ Books in the Elementary Classroom

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Author & Illustrator Panels

November 21, 2024

Location: Boston, MA

Queer Joy in Picture Books & Neurodiversity and Disability Rep

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Where to Find Me

"Through teaching and writing, Meghan Duff strives to create safer spaces to learn"


Posted December 14, 2023

Article by Marcus Wolf

Read more at: UMaine Machias News website

A Picture Book That Would've Changed My Life


Posted November 27, 2023

Read Howes & Engle's Rissy No Kissies

Read more at: Nerdy Book Club Blog website

Interview on Kidlit Love Podcast


Posted November 26, 2023

Meghan talks with Stephanie Affinito about writing, reading, & autistic rep

Read more at: A Lit Life website

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