Thanks Liz Parrott and Kid Lit About Politics for sharing books that help kids better understand the world around them…and just maybe inspire them to engage.
Want to write with me this summer? Search for me on the Pima County Public Library’s Calendar.
Kicked off the season with a teen writing program yesterday with a few twelve year olds whose writing ROCKED!
What an honor for Journey of Dreams to be featured on Vamos a Leer.
Oswego’s Living Writer Series was an honor–fun to prepare and present.
Thanks again to Zara Larsen of the Larsen Group for inviting me to share about my work.
“A piece highlighting some of the poetry books I use in workshops.”>http://wordplay.sites.arizona.edu/node/176
Catching the pieces, putting them in place — what a year it’s going to be!
The Hopi Foundation’s Owl & Panther project will kick off with a Poets & Writers granted POETRY OF WITNESS workshop with Cynthia Hogue of ASU and will finish up with an art show at Tucson Museum of Art.
Word Journeys Amphi High School Mentors will help me facilitate literacy related workshops at Woods Memorial Library.
I’m honored to be part of Oswego State University of New York’s Living Writers Series in October.
And in April, Journey of Dreams will be Vamos A Leer’s reading selection!
Loved finding an Xtranormal interview of Manuel from Journey of Dreams online!
Excited to be prepping for Summer Reading at Pima County Public Library in June and early July. Come join me if you can!
Come play if you can:
April 5, Word Journeys “All About Me” for Children 2:30-3:30pm @Woods
April 7, For Poetry Month! Found Poems — Adults–1-2pm @Woods
April 10, Owl & Panther’s stories performed by actors of Coyote Y Culebra @ Desert View High School Theater,curtain 6:30pm
April 12, Word Journeys Celebration-see what these amazing students accomplished this year! 4-5pm@Woods
April 14, Libraries Ltd. Luncheon — supporting fabulous literacy projects
April 18, Fly Away! for Children @Flowing Wells Library 3pm
April 21, Dreaming for Children @Main Library 2pm
April 25, This Child is Made of, for Children @Woods 3:30
April 30, AZ Writing for adults @Golf Links 10-noon
March 3rd at McDonald’s on Wetmore, March 4th McDonald’s on Magee — 1 to 3pm. First 15 kids receive a free book and everyone can make small books with me.
March 10 and 11 — don’t miss the Festival of Books! (Sometime on Sunday, I’ll be reading My Grandma’s the Mayor outside Special Collections where PaperWorks will have an amazing exhibit).
March 15 — Thurs 2:30 to 3:30 Word Journeys workshop open to elementary and middle school students at Woods Memorial Library, First and Yavapai.
March 17– Journal with me at Wheeler Taft Library at 2pm. Adults and teens.
March 24 — Journal again at Golflinks Library from 1-3pm. Adults and teens.
March 30-31 Cochise College Writing Celebration. I’ll be sharing why writing for children is like baking bread…and inviting participants to to put pen to paper.