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Saturday, September 29 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Writing for Children and Young Adults

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Come listen to and talk with five authors who write for young people: from picture books to young adult.  They discuss their motivations, genres, journeys to publication, and we’ll save plenty of time for audience questions and interaction.


Dana McMurray

Children's Librarian, Missoula Public Library

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Colleen Hansen

Colleen Clancy Hansen holds a bachelor’s degree in SecondaryEducation with an English major, a speech/drama minor, and a Master’sDegree in the Art of Teaching. She retired after teaching secondaryEnglish for twenty-five years. Since 2006 she has been a member of theSociety of... Read More →
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Brooke Herter James

Brooke Herter James started writing in fifth grade as a devotee of the Harriet the Spy school of journalism. Once she had exhausted all spying and journaling possibilities in her home town, she retired her pen and did not pick it up again until she had finished college, a career in... Read More →
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Kathleen Yale

Kathleen Yale is the author of the children's book Howl Like a Wolf! She spent years working as a wildlife field biologist and likes to incorporateher conservation and research background into her writing. A former scriptwriter for the popular award-winning YouTube channels SciShow... Read More →

Saturday September 29, 2018 2:00pm - 3:30pm PDT
Missoula County Public Library 301 East Main

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