A Springfield native now living in Portland, Oregon, Pamela Smith Hill returns to Springfield on Tuesday, March 19, sponsored by the Ozarks Studies Institute and speaking as part of Women’s History Month. At 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19, she will speak in Meyer Library 101 about her soon-to-be-published book. The title of her presentation is “Pioneer Girl: Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Untold Story.” Her book, coming out later this year from the South Dakota State Historical Society Press, is titled Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Pioneer Girl: An Annotated Edition.
Pamela Smith Hill worked as a writer in advertising and public relations for 20 years before turning to writing for young adults. Her Young Adult novels include Ghost Horses and A Voice from the Border. She has also taught professional and creative writing at universities in Colorado, Washington, and Oregon. She continues to write Young Adult fiction but has also written nonfiction for adult readers. Her first book in that genre was Laura Ingalls Wilder: A Writer’s Life, also published by the South Dakota State Historical Society Press.
Courtesy of the Department of English