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February 15, 2024 47 secs

Kate McKinnon has a new project coming out she’s been working on for years, and it’s not a movie or TV show.

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Speaker 1 (00:00):
Direct from Hollywood with Ryan Seacrest.

Speaker 2 (00:03):
Kate McKinnon certainly knows how to get people laughing on
stage and on screen. With several years on ESSENEW, she's
got a lot of feature films under her belt, but
she'll be exploring a new medium and audience with their
latest project, a novel for middle schoolers, The Millicent Quibb
School of Etiquette for Young Ladies of Mad Science, will
be Kate's first ever book, and while she might be best
known as an SNL alum, she actually began writing this
quirky fantasy book before she was even on the show.

She says in a statement, I wanted to write the
kind of book that I loved reading when I was younger,
eating honeysuckle on the playground, collecting bugs, falling in love
with the natural world.

Speaker 3 (00:35):
I hope young people read about the.

Speaker 2 (00:36):
Adventures of the Porch Sisters and are inspired to get
out there and have their own adventures.

Speaker 3 (00:40):
Kate's book is due to hit bookshelves October first.

Speaker 1 (00:43):
That's direct from Hollywood.
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