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    A ‘Material Girls’ party at the Boston Public Library

    Author Elaine Dimopoulos greets Erin Galloway at the BPL party.
    Kayana Szymczak for the Boston Globe
    Author Elaine Dimopoulos greets Erin Galloway at the BPL party.

    The Boston Public Library hosted a party Tuesday night for local author Elaine Dimopoulos, who released her young adult novel “Material Girls” the same day. Dimopoulos wrote the book when she was the BPL Children’s Writer-in-Residence from 2010 to 2011. Her novel — which was picked up by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt — has been compared to “Project Runway” and “The Hunger Games.” The guest list for the festivities included writers Kate McGovern, Mackenzi Lee, and Annie Hartnett; YaleWomen Boston president Lisa Goldman; Weber Dance artistic director Jody Weber; Dimopoulos’s editor Margaret Raymo; and the current BPL Children’s Writer-in-Residence, Natalie Coward Anderson.

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