Conversation Around the Campfire: The Time for Change is Now
Thursday, July 30th, 7:00pm CST
Join us as we listen to authors K.A. Holt, Eric Gansworth, and Linda Sue Park share about their work, writing about their experiences, and the importance of intentionally reading, promoting, and including many diverse voices in collections.
A Certificate of Attendance will be issued to those who attend this webinar. A recording will be posted to Mackin.com for those who cannot participate in the live session.
Kari Anne Holt is the award-winning author of many middle grade novels in verse including the #ownvoices Redwood & Ponytail (Chronicle, 2019), Knockout, House Arrest, and Rhyme Schemer. She is also the author of From You to Me, Gnome-a-geddon, Red Moon Rising, Brains for Lunch: a zombie novel in haiku, Mike Stellar: Nerves of Steel, and I Wonder, a picture book illustrated by Kenard Pak and published by Random House Books for Young Readers. Kari Anne lives with her wife and three children in Austin, TX.
Author & Visual Artist
Eric Gansworth, S˙ha-weñ na-saeˀ, is an enrolled Onondaga writer and visual artist, raised at the Tuscarora Nation. His award-winning books include If I Ever Get Out of Here, Give Me Some Truth, and Extra Indians. His highly-anticpated memoir-in-verse, Apple (Skin to the Core) is forthcoming from Levine Querido. He is a Professor and Lowery Writer-in-Residence at Canisius College.
Photo Credit: Dellas
Linda Sue Park
Linda Sue Park is the author of the Newbery Medal-winning A Single Shard, the best-seller A Long Walk to Water, and the highly-praised novel Prairie Lotus. She has also written several acclaimed picture books and serves on the advisory board of We Need Diverse Books. She lives in Rochester, New York, with her family. www.lspark.com, Twitter: @LindaSuePark
Photo Credit: Sonya Sones