BookFest @ Bank Street - Oct 24, 2015

Post date: Sep 26, 2015 1:16:03 AM

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BookFest @ Bank Street

BookFest @ Bank Street will take place on Saturday, October 24, 2015 here at Bank Street College. We are very excited about our line-up this year and hope you will join us!

2015 BookFest @ Bank Street Schedule

Saturday, October 24, 2015

9:00am - Arrive, register, and drink coffee

9:30 - Welcome

9:35 - 10:15am - "Teachers as Writers": Adam Gidwitz, Bank Street GS '08, A Tale Dark and Grimm, Elizabeth Bluemle, Bank Street GS '98, Tap! Tap! Boom! Boom!, and Cynthia Weill, Columbia Teachers College, Bank Street Writers Lab, Opuestos/Opposites.

Moderator: Leonard S. Marcus, children's literature scholar and Honorary Degree holder from Bank Street College of Education

10:15 - 11:00am - "Artists and Mentors: Bookmaking 101": Christopher Myers (Jake Makes the World; My Pen), Shadra Strickland (Bird; Please, Louise), Raúl Colón (Draw!), and Sara Varon(Robot Dreams; Bake Sale).

Moderator: Joe Rogers, Jr., Founder & Facilitator of Total Equity Now

11:00 - 11:15am - Break

11:15 - 12:15pm - "Young Women in the (Plot) Driver's Seat": Laura Amy Schlitz (The Hired Girl), Jeanne Birdsall (The Penderwicks in Spring), Kat Yeh (The Truth about Twinkie Pie), andLiz Kessler (Emily Windsnap and the Ship of Lost)

Moderator: Monica Edinger, The Dalton School

12:15 - 1:15pm - Book Discussions (DISCUSSION GROUP LEADERS AND BOOK LIST)

1:15 - 2:00pm - Lunch and Book Autographing

2:05 - 3:00pm - Tim Wynne-Jones (The Emperor of Anyplace), Beth Kephart (One

Thing Stolen), Daniel José Older (Shadowshaper)

Moderator: Vicky Smith, reviews editor, Kirkus Reviews

3:00 - 3:30pm - Closing keynote: Rita Williams-Garcia (Gone Crazy in Alabama)

3:30 - 4:00pm - Autographing in the lobby - books for sale from the Bank Street Book Store team

Registration Fee: $75

Register Here

Bank Street College

Tabas Auditorium

610 W 112 St

NY, NY 10025


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