February 21, 2019
Book Sales & Signing ● Writing Activities
Keynote Speaker James Kennedy
Breakout Session A
Breakout Session B
Open Mic Coffee House
James Kennedy is the author of the young adult fantasy The Order of Odd-Fish.
He is also the founder and director of the 90-Second Newbery Film Festival, an annual national video contest in which kid filmmakers create short movies that tell the stories of Newbery-winning books in about 90 seconds.
He lives in Chicago with his wife and two daughters.
Photography by Robin James
What’s Feedback Got to Do With It?
The Art of Supporting Your Child’s Writing at Home Led by: Kathy Robinson, Dana Bergthold, Aubrey Ignace, Nicole Rudd, Jessica Schultz
Journalism Today: What is it? How do you do it? Led by Sara Clarkson and Lauren Lee
Led by Bill Cox
Brainstorming Ideas - What to do when you get stuck
Led By Robin Ingstrup
How Not To Be A Robot Led by James Kennedy
Tabletop Role-Playing Games & Cooperative Storytelling
Led by Andrew Kudelka
Led By Heather Scott
What Does “Show, Don’t Tell” Really Mean? Exploring this Popular Writing Adage
Led By Meaghan Sheridan