|Writing Childrens Books
A workshop presented at the Peace Corps 40th Anniversary Conference
Saturday, 9:0010-00 am, Hotel Washington
|Other workshops presented by Peace Corps Writers at the 40th Conference:|
|More than half of all Peace Corps Volunteers were teachers, and many have returned to teach in the United States. These RPCVs have found childrens books to be rich resources for the classroom. What kinds of childrens books are most popular? How can the Peace Corps experience inspire topics for childrens books? How do you go about writing and publishing a childrens book?|
Kathleen Coskran (Ethiopia 196567) is the principal of Lake Country School in Minneapolis and is co-edited two books of women writing about travel, Tanzania on Tuesday and An Inn Near Kyoto, as well as, an award winning collection of short stories.
Margy Burns Knight (Benin 197677) is the author of Africa Is Not a Country, and other books for children. She lives in Winthrop, Maine.
Meredith Pike-Baky (Togo 1971-73) is a curriculum and assessment coordinator, textbook author and teacher trainer. She lives in California.
Stephanie Stuve-Bodeen (Tanzania 198990) is the author of the picture book Elizabetis Doll series. Mother of two, she lives in Indiana and is working on her MFA.