Hiram College

Mindy McGinnis is a young-adult author and librarian. Her debut, “Not a Drop to Drink,” is a post-apocalyptic survival tale set in a world where freshwater is almost non-existent. The companion novel, “In a Handful of Dust,” was published in 2014. She blogs at Writer, Writer Pants on Fire and has a serious social media problem. You can find her on Twitter, Tumblr, Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest.