Professional Writers Series: Eric A. Kimmel, “Serious Fun: Writing for Young People”
Thursday, March 28, 2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
WSU Vancouver Professional Writer's Series
February — April 2013
Washington State University Vancouver’s Professional Writers Symposium introduces students and guests to award-winning writers from a variety of literary genres. On Thursday evenings from February through April, six Northwest writers will speak about the trajectory of their careers including their achievements and setbacks. Gain insight into the writing process and the ways these artists intersect with their creative communities. You may even find new ways to navigate your own literary career path.
Eric A. Kimmel
Serious Fun: Writing for Young People
Drawing upon an international array of folk stories, legends and mythology, Eric A. Kimmel is the author of more than 50 books for children. He is the recipient of The Caldecott Honor Award, the Newbury Honor and the Sydney Taylor Book Award. Among his best known works are “Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins,” “Gershon’s Monster,” “Anansi and the Talking Melon,” and “The Runaway Tortilla.” A master storyteller, Kimmel was born on a street in Brooklyn, New York where five languages were spoken.
Library (VLIB), room 264
Who can participate:
Contact for more information:
Howard Aaron, firstname.lastname@example.org
WSU Vancouver English Department
About WSU Vancouver:
WSU Vancouver is a premier, non-residential research university located in Vancouver, WA that offers 20 bachelor’s degrees, nine master’s degrees, two doctorate degrees and more than 37 fields of study.