Friday, June 18, 2010

SouthEast Wisconsin Festival of Books

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.

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Friday, June 4, 2010


I'll be reading from my young adult novel,
at Borders
(1144 Lake Street)
in Oak Park
on Saturday, June 5th
at 2 PM.
A signing will follow.
Hope to see you there!