Children's Book Week Event: Writing and Publishing Books for Young Readers With Noted Children's Author Shutta Crum

This event was held on May 12, 2009 at Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

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Interested in writing and publishing for youth audiences? Do you have an idea for a book you want to write, and you’re not sure how to start? Celebrate Children’s Book Week with a special event featuring children’s author Shutta Crum as she discusses the craft of writing, submitting manuscripts, working with an agent, earnings, and the issues facing today’s authors. She will also cover aspects of writing for, and winning, the hearts of today’s young readers. A book signing will occur at the event and books will be on sale courtesy of Barnes and Noble.

Shutta Crum, an award-winning writer of books for children and poetry for adults, has authored ten books for children. Her novel, Spitting Image (Clarion), made several state reading lists, as well as the New York Public Library’s 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing, 2003. In 2005, she was invited to read at the White House.

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