Writers' Workshop at Westtown School
Sunday, February 10th
All 6th -9th graders are invited for an afternoon of creativity, Established authors and experts in writing will challenge students to expand their skill set.
The small group setting and interactive environment promises to be a perfect setting to allow young writers to develop their craft, This workshop is open to students from all schools.
Authors include Ellen Abbott, Caldecott winner Jen Bryant, Kate Yeh and others.
Pre-Registration is required and space is limited. Workshop will take place in the Westtown Science Center from 1:00 - 3:00 pm and it is $15 per student.
About the Authors:
Jen Bryant: "Jen Bryant writes picture books, novels and poems for readers of all ages. Her biography A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams, illustrated by Melissa Sweet, received a Caldecott Honor. Their second collaboration, A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin, won an ALA Schneider Family Book Award, the NCTE Orbis Pictus award, and a Sibert Honor. The third Bryant/Sweet book, The Right Word: Peter Mark Roget and His Thesaurus, won the Sibert Medal and a Caldecott Honor. Jen’s novel in verse, Ringside 1925: Views from the Scopes Trial, is an Oprah Recommended Book for ages 12 and up."