Writers' Institute, Saturday, October 15th, Lee Campus
*50 Free Student Tickets Available from Student Life, S-101
Keynote: Lee Bennett Hopkins
Lee Bennett Hopkins is a prolific writer of books for adults and children. He is one of the leading writers and anthologists of poetry. He is the namesake and founder of Lee Bennett Hopkins / Penn State University Award for Children’s Poetry, and Lee Bennett Hopkins / International Reading Association Promising New Poet Award. He has won numerous awards and honors for his writing including the 2009 National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) “Excellence in Poetry for Children,” the 1995 Christopher Award, and the 1996 Golden Kite Honor Book Award for his autobiographical poetry collection Been to Yesterdays. Recent works include I Am the Book, Sharing the Seasons, Amazing Faces, City I Love, and Incredible Inventions.
Keynote: Emma Dryden
Emma Dryden has been a major voice in the field of children's literature for over twenty-five years, editing over 500 books in every genre. Prior to forming her own company, drydenbks, she served as Vice President of Atheneum and Margaret K. McElderry Books, imprints of Simon & Schuster, Inc.
Panel discussion & question and answer period with Lee Bennett Hopkins and Emma Dryden.
Books will be available for purchase and Lee Bennett Hopkins will be available for book signings after the seminar.
Register at http://www.edison.edu/writersinstitute/
($10.00 for Public)
For more information, please contact:
Elaine Schaeffer at Edison State College (239) 489-9265 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Eileen DeLuca at Edison State College (email@example.com)