Literature and the Imagination
The Literature and the Imagination Conference is an annual (Spring) event that provides an opportunity for all who are interested in young people and their literature to assemble to create a culture of talk about books that advocate for meaningful, thoughtful, and enjoyable experiences with children's and young adults' literature. Invited guests and speakers are authors, illustrators, poets, publishers, librarians, academics, and scholar-practitioners. Past guests have included Jacqueline Woodson, Avi, Peter Sis, Naomi Shihab Nye, Pat Mora, Emily Jenkins, Patricia Reilly Giff (Hofstra,'75), and Rita Williams- Garcia (Hofstra,'80), Doreen Rapoport and Brian Collier.
The 2013 Literature and the Imagination Conference
Please join us Saturday, April 13, 2013 - Hagedorn Hall, 5, 6, & 7 for the Spring 2013 Literature and the Imagination Conference featuring author illustrators Tad Hills and William Low. For more information, please contact Debra Goodman or Sally Smith, or call (516) 463-5389.
William Low wrote and illustrated Old Penn Station (2007), Chinatown (1997) and Machines Go to Work (2009). An artist and teacher of painting and illustration, Low's digital painting process can be viewed on You Tube.
Tad Hills is the author and illustrator of the beloved Rocket books, and the New York Times bestselling picture books Duck & Goose and Duck, Duck, Goose. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife, their two children, and a dog named Rocket.