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MASC Young Authors and Illustrators Conference

Next week I’ll be a guest author at the annual MASC Young Authors and Illustrators Conference, which runs from April 21-23 in Ottawa, Ontario. 340 more words


Organization and other ways of growing up

I thought I was going to lose my mother this week-end. I was awake all night last Friday waiting for an update. Finally on Saturday morning I called the hospital to be asked if I wanted to talk to her. 115 more words


Author Visit: Michael Derrick Hudson

  • Author Visit:  Michael Derrick Hudson
  • Main Library, Meeting Room C
  • April 22, 2015
  • 7:00 p.m.
  • Free

Celebrate National Poetry Month at the Main Library! 66 more words


Tarantula and Black Maggie!

I spent a good part of yesterday telling tall tales at Mission San Antonio de Padua.  It was Mission Days – time for music, food, stories, remembrance and laughter!   113 more words

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Book Club Skype Visit w/Ruth Ozeki!

Last week, the Friends Upper School student book club was lucky enough to Skype with author Ruth Ozeki who was incredibly generous with her time and answered all of our burning questions about the beloved characters in her novel  46 more words

Books To Read!

Author Maggie Shipstead visits Friends!

As part of our FriendsLit reading series, author Maggie Shipstead read from her new book, Astonish Me to an excited audience yesterday evening in the ZAC.  232 more words

Books To Read!

Out and About

I spend an awful lot of time inside my own head. That’s okay – I know my way around and I’m quite safe there. But it does have the effect of making me marginally unsettled when I have to leave my imaginary worlds and interact with real people in the real world – unlike my characters, real, live people don’t necessarily behave the way I want them to, and there’s no chance to rewrite a scene if I don’t like how it works out. 260 more words