In Classrooms & Publications
Janet B. Taylor, author of THE DIM, held her very first author event at Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia, Arkansas. Twenty student teachers came to see her speak about writing, being an author, and how important it is to encourage kids to read and write. They had a reading, a Q&A, and (of course) cupcakes.
Jennifer Maschari, author of THE REMARKABLE JOURNEY OF CHARLIE PRICE, has been chosen to teach a class at the Thurber House in Columbus, Ohio. She will be working with fourth and fifth grade writers in a class she designed called Do You Believe in Magic? Young writers will learn how to incorporate magic into their own stories.
Around the World
A SHADOW BRIGHT AND BURNING author Jessica Cluess sold Brazilian rights to the first two books in her YA Fantasy, to Galera in a pre-empt.
Five of the eight Boston-based Sweet Sixteens (aka Wicked Good Writahs) enjoyed lunch and book talk in downtown crossing on October 27th. Left to right: Monica Tesler, Jenn Bishop, Rebecca Podos, Victoria J. Coe, and Emily Martin.