Writers Lab Mini-Conference – Play and Imagination
Join us on Saturday, April 12, 2014 at Bank Street College for our Writers Lab Mini-Conference.
Play and Imagination – Schedule of Events
8:30 a.m. Arrive, register, get coffee
9:00-9:30 a.m. Opening Keynote: Richard Lewis, founder and director of The Touchstone Center
9:30-10:05 a.m. “Sparking Curiosity in Early Childhood,” a panel of creators of information books for early childhood
- Andrea Menotti and Yancey Labat (How Many Jelly Beans?)
- Lela Nargi (The Honeybee Man)
- Roxie Munro (Busy Builders)
- Mollie Welsh Kruger, moderator; Bank Street Graduate Faculty and co-chair of the Bank Street Children’s Book Committee
10:05-10:55 a.m. Becca Zerkin, a member of Matt Reinhart’s pop-up studio, will introduce a hands-on pop-up project.
11:00-11:30 a.m. Closing Keynote: Stephen Savage (Where’s Walrus?)
11:30-12:00 p.m. Autographing session, with books for purchase in the lobby from the Bank Street Bookstore
The mini-conference fee is $50 plus processing. We hope to see you there!