Writing Children’s Books
A workshop presented at the Peace Corps 41st Anniversary Conference

Friday  June 21, 1:00pm–2:00pm     Gazeebo

Workshops presented by Peace Corps Writers at the 41st Conference:

ePublishing & Self Publishing

The Peace Corps Novel as Literature

Poetry from the PC Experience

Publishing Translations

Travel Now, Write Later

Write a Novel in 101 Days

Write! Edit! Publish!

Writing about the Environment

Writing Children's Books

Writing Your Peace Corps Story

Working with Words

More than half of all Peace Corps Volunteers were teachers, and many have returned to teach in the United States. These RPCVs have found children’s books to be rich resources for the classroom. What kinds of children’s books are most popular? How can the Peace Corps experience inspire topics for children’s books? How do you go about writing and publishing a children’s book?
Moderator
Carol Welsh (Honduras 1962–64) published When You're Seeing Red, Stop! in 1999.
 
  Panelists:
Lauren Goodsmith (Mauritania 1989–91) is the author of The Children of Mauritania: Days in the Desert and by the River Shore. 

Meredith Pike-Baky (Togo 1971–-73) is a curriculum and assessment coordinator, textbook author and teacher trainer. She lives in California.

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