Katie Letcher Lyle, 3rd Annual ODU Literary Festival

Document Type

Featured Participant

Festival Date



Webb University Center

Author/Artist Bio

While Katie Letcher Lyle is best known as the author of acclaimed novels for young people—"I Will Go Barefoot All Summer For You," "Fair Day, and Another Step Begun,"— she has also published poems and nonfiction. She has written articles on popular music, the language arts, and food, in addition to producing four half-hour television scripts for the series "Footsteps," now being aired nationally on PBS. She teaches at Southern Seminary and has appeared at many schools and conferences. A forthcoming novel, "Scott's Marathon," is scheduled for October publication.


Lyle was on a creative nonfiction panel with John Clellon Holmes, James Olney and William Ruehlmann and moderator Alf Mapp, Jr. on Thursday, October 2nd, 1980 at 2:30 p.m.


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