Children’s book creators and lovers gathered at R. Michelson Galleries in Northampton, Massachusetts to celebrate children’s book illustrations and the artists who create them.
Boston Book Festival 2019 provided a stage for some eyebrow-raising conversations, from thoughts on post-menopausal sex, writing about the search for identity, and whether God or Peanuts comic Charles M. Schulz wrote the “longest novel in history.”
I can now call myself a two-time Highlights Foundation Scholarship recipient. I am honored to accept a 2019 scholarship to attend the Writing Picture Book Biographies workshop!
My first year as an MFA in Writing for Children was an absolute treasure. Allow me to reminisce on the beauty of it all!
I’m embarking on a new chapter this fall: Pursuing an MFA in Writing for Children at Simmons University in Boston. Here’s to following passions and always growing!
My debut children’s book series, Little Launchers, was honored at the Next Generation Indie Book Awards, as a Children’s Nonfiction category finalist with “Sebastian Creates a Sock Company.”
GoDaddy offered my books to 400 kids attending its Take Your Kids To Work Day event across five offices. The kids also heard from the books’ kid entrepreneurs!
My debut picture book was awarded the silver Bill Fisher Award for best initial title from a publisher at the IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards.
So, you’re thinking about attending a Highlights Foundation workshop? Let me give you a newcomer’s insights on how to get the most out of it!
Visiting fourth graders virtually in Texas, I shared my passion for writing and encouraged students to follow their own passions.