Illustrated children’s books are an enduring and unique form, but how do you go about writing one? Walk through the process from the idea to the finished manuscript. We will do weekly writing assignments and workshop them in class. This class — for experienced and beginning writers alike — will offer a minimum of fear and a maximum of fun. No illustration skills required.
Dashka Slater has won numerous awards for her poetry, fiction, journalism, and books for children. She is the author of six books for children and adults and countless magazine articles and personal essays. Slater’s newest children’s book, The Antlered Ship, was a Junior Library Guild Selection, and Dangerously Ever After is being made into an animated film.