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Free Members-Only Event: Essential Tools for Writing a Picture Book Biography

May 16 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Instructor: Katherine Erskine
FREE for WriterHouse Member
Wednesday, 5/16/18 | 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Kathryn Erskine shares her research, approach, and multiple drafts of the recent award-winning Mama Africa! How Miriam Makeba Spread Hope with her Song, along with the key elements in writing a successful picture book biography. Come ready to try rooibos tea and cookies from South Africa.

About the Instructor: Kathryn Erskine is the author of six children’s novels including National Book Award winner, Mockingbird, Jane Addams Peace Award honor book Seeing Red, and most recently, The Incredible Magic of Being, and the picture book, Mama Africa: How Miriam Makeba Spread Hope with her Song. She draws on life stories and world events in her writing and is currently working on several more novels and picture books.

Space is limited. To register, please send an email to programs@writerhouse.org.

Details

Date:
May 16
Time:
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Organizer

Sibley Johns
Phone:
434-296-1922

Venue

WriterHouse
508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Phone:
434-296-1922
Website:
http://writerhouse.org/