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Writing for Children and Young Adults Forum: Rita Williams-Garcia

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Klein Conference Room, Room A510, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall Room 510, 66 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011

Rita Williams-Garcia is the New York Times bestselling author of nine novels for young adults and middle grade readers. Her most recent book is Clayton Byrd Goes Underground. Her novel Gone Crazy in Alabama ends the saga of the Gaither Sisters, who appear in One Crazy Summer and PS Be Eleven. Her novels have been recipients of numerous awards, including the Coretta Scott King Award, National Book Award Finalists, Newbery Honor Book, Junior Library Guild, and the Scott O’Dell Prize for Historical Fiction. She served on faculty at the Vermont College of Fine Arts Writing for Children MFA Program and she resides in Queens, New York.   

Moderated by Caron Levis, faculty, Creative Writing Program.

Sponsored by the Creative Writing Program

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Event Type

Author Readings and Discussions

Audience

General Public

Theme

Writing and Literature

School

Schools of Public Engagement, School of Writing

Topic

Writing

Cost

Free to all.

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