Fun with Press Releases: Calling on My Ohio/Kentucky/Indiana Readers
Because sometimes, I get a little sick about talking about New York, New York, New York. From the press release:
OKI CHILDREN’S LITERATURE CONFERENCE, Saturday, November 1, 2008, Thomas More College, Crestview Hills, KY
The 2008 Ohio Kentucky Indiana Children’s Literature Conference ("Tots, Teens & In Betweens: Booked for Life") will be held this year at Thomas More College, Crestview Hills, KY, on Saturday, November 1, from 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M., and will feature Sharon Draper and songwriter and educator Jim Gill. In addition to the presentations by Sharon Draper and Jim Gill, the full-day conference will also host workshops on graphic novels and manga, programming for early literacy, the latest in brain research, and sign language for babies; an authors’ panel; and a review of this year’s book releases by The Blue Marble Children’s Bookstore. Registration fee is
$75.00; manuscript critiquing available for an additional charge.
For more information and registration, www.thomasmore.edu/oki
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About Betsy Bird
Betsy Bird is currently the Collection Development Manager of the Evanston Public Library system and a former Materials Specialist for New York Public Library. She has served on Newbery, written for Horn Book, and has done other lovely little things that she'd love to tell you about but that she's sure you'd find more interesting to hear of in person. Her opinions are her own and do not reflect those of EPL, SLJ, or any of the other acronyms you might be able to name. Follow her on Twitter: @fuseeight.
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