Hey, whatcha doin’ this summer?

Thinking about attending the Southampton Children’s Literature Conference at Stony Brook Southampton?

Thinking about taking a picture book workshop — maybe one titled, “You Don’t Have to Choose: Lessons Learned While Balancing Playful Picture Books with Rigorous Research”?

Great. I’ll see you there. I’ll be the guy with the accent — no, not that accent; the other one — at the front of the class.

I’m delighted to be included on the faculty at this July’s conference, along with:

  • National Book Award finalist and ALA Best Book of the Year Award-winning YA author Patricia McCormick
  • Newbery, Caldecott and Coretta Scott King honoree, author and editor Andrea Davis Pinkney
  • No. 1 New York Times bestselling author/illustrator Peter H. Reynolds
  • National Book Award finalist and award-winning middle-grade author Tor Seidler
  • Please help me spread the word — or, better yet, sign up yourself. I’d love to see you at Southampton!