St. Cloud State University (SCSU) is hosting the 34th Annual Children’s Literature Workshop (CLW) on June 17th & 18th. This year’s keynote speaker will be award winning writer Avi. Author of more than 60 books, Avi’s work includes picture books, adventure, fantasy and historical fiction. He will be joined at the event by Laura Purdie Salas, author of more than 100 kids and teen books, and Julie Riemer who will be discussing the best in new books. Participants will attend interactive small group sessions with MN author Debra Frasier, MN author Sheila O’Connor, Children’s Literature Network co-founder Vicki Palmquist, and Library Media Specialist Laurie Conzemius. Wrap up session will showcase MN author, singer, and songwriter Dennis Warner.
In addition, this workshop offers book discounts, CEUs and an optional credit (1) from SCSU. There are special rates for students and groups of 5 or more from the same organization-click here for additional information and to register.