We have three amazing authors lined up to join us for the Webinar this coming Tuesday on August 18 at 8pm EST! They offer expertise in writing picture books, middle grade novels, and young adult novels. So who are these fabulous featured authors? Let us introduce them to you:
John Claude Bemis is the author of the middle grade Clockwork Dark trilogy, The Prince Who Fell from the Sky, and Out of Abaton: The Wooden Prince(coming March 2016 from Disney-Hyperion). John was chosen as North Carolina’s Piedmont Laureate for Children’s Literature and is the recipient of UNC Chapel Hill’s Excellence in Teaching Award for his work as an author-educator. He lives in Hillsborough, NC. johnclaudebemis.com
Lori Degman is teacher of the deaf and an award winning picture book author. She has two books: 1 Zany Zoo,Simon & Schuster (Cheerios New Author Contest winner);Cock-a-Doodle Oops,Creston Books (2015 ILA Honor Book); and Norbert’s Big Dream, Sleeping Bear Press, coming July, 2016. Loridegman.com
Yvonne Ventresca is the author of Pandemic (Sky Pony Press, 2014), winner of the 2015 Crystal Kite Award from SCBWI (Atlantic region). She has presented at several SCBWI conferences, including a session on “What to Expect When You’re Expecting a Novel.” Yvonne’s other writing credits include a short story in the YA dystopian anthology Prep for Doom (2015), two nonfiction books for teens,Avril Lavigne (a biography of the singer) and Publishing (about careers in the field), along with various articles for teens and adults. http://www.YvonneVentresca.com
If you registered for Kidlit Summer School 2015 an email was sent to you with details on how to register for this webinar. Have a question for one or all of these authors? There is a place for you to ask it on the registration form. REGISTRATION FOR THIS WEBINAR WILL CLOSE ON SUNDAY, AUGUST 16, 2015 at 11pm ET. Any registrations after that time cannot be accommodated. We hope you can join us on Tuesday night!