Had a blast meeting young readers and signing advanced reader's copies!
Presenting my workshop: Channel Your Inner Nonfiction Nerd.
Co-presenting with Kelly Calabrese: Breaking Down Barriers, Writing & Critiquing Across Racial Lines
Guest Speaker for the Lilla Rogers International Artists' Retreat. Presented workshops on fiction & nonfiction picture books.
Honored to have received this award, which will aid in promo efforts for "Like Vanessa."
The JLG editorial team reviews more than 3,000 new titles each year. Eight hundred books were selected. So thankful "Like Vanessa" made the cut!
I'll be teaching the following courses at conferences this year:
*Channel your Inner Nonfiction Nerd, New England SCBWI Spring Conference
* Reading & Writing Across Racial Lines (with Kelly Calabrese), New Jersey SCBWI Summer Conference
Now booking school visits for 2017-2018 school year. Speaking topics include:
* The Ins & Outs of Making a Picture Book
* Channel Your Inner Nonfiction Nerd
* The Author Journey
* Writing Diverse Books