Saturday, June 19, 2010, 4:00-4:50
"That's Tough - Teen Characters Who Deal with Hard Stuff"
This presentation will feature young adult author Pat Schmatz (MOUSETRAPS) and Kathi Baron (SHATTERED). Each will discuss their main character's challenges, followed by a brief reading. A panel discussion, moderated by Kim Suhr, Director of RedBird-RedOak Writing Program, will focus on the complexities in writing about teens with complicated lives. A signing will follow.
For more information, go to http://www.sewibookfest.com/.