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A. (Alexandria) LaFaye Papers

Identifier: CLRC-671

Scope and Contents

The collection contains typescripts, correspondence, production material, and reader mail for children's and young adult books by Alexandria LaFaye (A. LaFaye), including unpublished works.


  • Creation: 1994-2017, undated


Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen reading room.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

A. (Alexandria) LaFaye was born March 9, 1970, in Hudson, WI. She graduated from the University of Minnesota, before earning an MA in Children's Literature from Hollins University, an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Memphis, and a Ph.D. from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. In addition to her writing she is a professor of English and creative writing at Greeville College and Hollins University. She currently lives in Arkansas with her family.


7.25 Cubic Feet (6 record cartons)

Language of Materials



The Alexandria LaFaye Papers contain typescripts and production material for novels and unpublished works by LaFaye.


Collection arranged alphabetically by book title, with miscellaneous material at the end.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Alexandria LaFaye.

Alexandria LaFaye Papers, 1994-2017
Caitlin Marineau
September 2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Revision Statements

  • 3/12/2018: Carter Lynn Thurmond processed new material, adding an additional box to the collection.
  • May 2022: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library