As We Prepare to Ring in the New Year…

December 19, 2017 Dear Friend of the Literary Arts,               It's that time again . . . Now come the all-consuming holiday preparations as we count the days ‘til we can open gifts and, of course, give gifts. May your celebrations be particularly bright this year! 'Tis also the season of the “annual year-end appeal”—a … Continue reading As We Prepare to Ring in the New Year…

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Interview with Author Jacqueline Woodson

Jane Henderson, the Book Editor at the St. Louis Post Dispatch, had an exclusive interview with our keynote speaker: Jacqueline Woodson! Woodson covers issues of identity, girlhood, education, and how we can use books as a way of helping us deal with the real world. Check it out here: http://www.stltoday.com/entertainment/books-and-literature/literature-gives-kids-other-ways-of-seeing-the-world/article_5938610e-d1f1-5a26-ad50-14ac5c6569c6.html