Young adult fantasy writer Angie Smibert is the author of Memento Nora, The Forgetting Curve, and The Meme Plague. Sponsored by the graduate programs in children’s literature and children’s book illustration.
In recognition of Nelson Mandela International Day and to mark what would have been Madiba’s 96th birthday, we will hold our second Freedom Read-athon. Ten hours of words for freedom–67 minutes of which will be devoted to words by Nelson Mandela to honor his years as an ardent fighter for human rights.
Author/Illustrator Judy Schachner is the creator of Skippyjon Jones, the big-eared Siamese star of many of her picture books, as well as numerous others including Yo Vikings, The Grannyman, Bits and Pieces, and Willy and May.
Keynote address by visiting scholar Jack Zipes, author of numerous books on rnfairy tales and their evolution, including Breaking the Magic Spell: Radical Theories of Folk and Fairy Tale, Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales, Children and the Culture Industry, Sticks and Stones: The Troublesome Success of Children’s Literature from Slovenly Peter to Harry Potter, The […]