Public Engagement

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Creating for Children's Media

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 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

Author and illustrator Roxie Munro will discuss her freelance children's book writing and illustration career, and her evolution into taking her work crossmedia. She'll talk about working with publishers, creating nonfiction, the "gamification" of children's content, and making interactive apps.

Roxie is the author/illustrator of more than 40 books for children (including MazescapesAmazement Park; the Inside-Outside Books: New York City [New York Times Best Illustrated Award], Washington DC, Texas, London, Paris, and LibrariesFeathers, Flaps & Flops; Doors; Gargoyles, Girders & Glass Houses; Ranch; Wild West Trail Ride Maze; Doors; Circus; Mazeways: A to Z; Rodeo; Go!Go!Go!Inside-Outside Dinosaurs; Market Maze; and the KIWi Jr. Storybooks nonfiction series.). Her books have been translated into French, Italian, Dutch, Chinese, and Japanese. She received a Yaddo Fellowship in Painting. She lectures in museums, schools, libraries, and conferences, and teaches in workshops and the Paint in Italy program.

Moderated by Caron Levis, writing for children advisor, and Honor Moore, nonfiction coordinator. 

Sponsored by the Creative Writing Program.

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Author Readings and Discussions


General Public


Writing and Literature


Schools of Public Engagement, Creative Writing Program, Parsons School of Design





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