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Sunday, June 14 • 4:20pm - 5:00pm
Writing Across the Ages: From Kids to Young Adults

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Tracey Baptiste

Tracey Baptiste was born in Trinidad where she grew up on jumbie stories and fairy tales, and decided to be a writer at the wise old age of three. It took a few more years to get her first publishing contract though. Her debut, a Young Adult novel titled Angel’s Grace (Simon & Schuster) was named one of the 100 best books for reading and sharing by New York City librarians. | Tracey is a former teacher, textbook editor, ballerina, and... Read More →
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Selene Castrovilla

Selene Castrovilla is an award-winning teen and children’s author. Melt, her third teen novel, has been hailed as "A fresh, emotionally complex bildungsroman of young American love" by Kirkus. Her historical nonfiction children's books are known for their humanity. Revolutionary Friends, her 2013 Booklist Top Ten Biography for Youth about the relationship between George Washington and the Marquis de Lafayette, will soon be joined by... Read More →
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Margie Gelbwasser

Margie Gelbwasser has written for many magazines including SELF, Ladies' Home Journal, Parents, New Jersey Monthly, and Girls' Life. She's had two YA novels published by Flux. Inconvenient (2010) was named a 2011 Sydney Taylor Notable Book for Teens, and Kirkus called Pieces of Us (2012) “suspenseful, disturbing, and emotionally fraught.” Her next YA, Violent Ends, is a collaborative novel edited by Shaun Hutchinson and contains sixteen... Read More →
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Crystal Velasquez

Crystal Velasquez is the author of Hunters of Chaos, the Your Life, but... series (Your Life, but Sweeter; Your Life, but Cooler; and Your Life, but Better), and four books in the Maya & Miguel series (Paint the Town; The Valentine Machine; Neighborhood Friends; and My Twin Brother/My Twin Sister). Born and raised in New York City, she holds a B.A. in creative writing from Penn State University and is a graduate of NYU's Summer Publishing... Read More →


Sunday June 14, 2015 4:20pm - 5:00pm
ALL KINDS OF WRITING

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