07/19/17 04:00 PM - 07/19/17 05:00 PM
Authors Meg Medina and Ellen Oh will lead a free hour-long workshop for aspiring young writers, ages 12-18.
Registration is required, and space is limited. Please email email@example.com
or call 301-695-2500 to sign up.
** Note new location
for workshop: Serendipity Market's gallery, 14 E Patrick Street, Downtown Frederick.
ABOUT THE AUTHORS:
is an award-winning Cuban American author who writes picture books, middle grade, and YA fiction. She won the Pura Belpré Award and the Cybils Award for Young Adult Fiction for her novel Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass,
and a Pura Belpré Honor for her picture book Mango, Abuela and Me.
Her most recent novel is Burn Baby Burn.
Meg celebrates Latino families in her books by writing stories about how culture impacts the everyday drama of growing up. Meg lives with her family in Richmond, Virginia. Learn more about her online at megmedina .com.
is cofounder and president of We Need Diverse Books (WNDB) and author of the YA fantasy trilogy the Prophecy series and the middle-grade novel The Spirit Hunters,
to be published in fall 2017. She was named one of Publishers Weekly
’s Notable People of 2014. Ellen met Walter Dean Myers and his son Christopher Myers at one of her first book festivals. Already nervous, her mouth dropped open when she saw the pair towering over the crowd. Chris took pity on an awestruck Ellen and introduced himself, and he and Walter couldn’t have been nicer, taking her under their wing and treating her like an old friend. Oh resides in Bethesda, Maryland, with her husband and three children. Discover more at ellenoh.com