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Symposium 2014

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Writing the Past:
Yesterday Was Once Today

— Erik Christian Haugaard

A Symposium at Vermont College of Fine Arts
Montpelier, Vermont
November 14-16, 2014

Registration deadline: October 5. Space is limited.

More details and registration form.

Presenters:

Presenters

Presenters at the Symposium will include: M. T. Anderson, Ashley Bryan, Susan Cooper, Sarah Ellis, Shane Evans, Jack Gantos, Amanda West Lewis, Gregory Maguire, Elizabeth Partridge, Katherine Paterson, Neal Porter, Leda Schubert, Barbara Scotto, Brian Selznick, Robin Smith, Suzanne Fisher Staples, Deborah Taylor, Martha Walke.

 
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Mythic Journey 2015

Examined Life study tour participants at start line, Olympia, GR — photo by Debi Milligan
Study tour participants at start line, Olympia, GR
— photo by Debi Milligan

Join us for an exhilarating journey that includes an online course and a study tour to Greece. We will read and discuss early Greek literature and its timeless and universal importance in the education of young people.

Click here for details.

Email Barbara Scotto, CLNE Liaison, for more information.

Course starts January 10, 2015 and study tour is scheduled for April 17-26, 2015.

 
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Astrid Lindgren Award

Children's Literature New England and The Examined Life have been nominated for the 2015 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award.
Professor Boel Westin, the incoming chair of the ALMA jury, stated, "The candidates-authors, iliustrators, oral storytellers and individuals and organisations involved in reading promotion work- have been nominated by over 100 organisations worldwide. The nominating bodies, with expertise in children's and young adult literature, are allowed to nominate candidates from their own country or region and from other countries as well." There are 197 candidates from 61 countries who are included in the list of nominees. The 2015 winner will be announced on March 31, 2015.

 
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2015 ALMA Nominees

2015 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award nominees include Susan Cooper, CLNE honorary board member and Sarah Ellis, CLNE board member.

 
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CLNE on Facebook

Click for the CLNE FB pageGo to our lively Childrens Literature New England Facebook group page where you can find children's literature news and events, interesting articles, and CLNE happenings. Once there, ask to join our group.

 
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Gregory Maguire

Egg & Spoon by Gregory Maguire

Kudos to Gregory Maguire, Founding Co-director Emeritus of CLNE, on the publication of his most recent book, Egg & Spoon.

 
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Sarah Ellis

Cover, Out Side In by Sarah Ellis

Congratulations to author Sarah Ellis, CLNE board member, Greek Study Fellow and CLNE/EXL writer in residence, on the publication of her new book, Outside In.

 
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Katherine Paterson

Stories of My Life by Katherine Paterson

Congratulations to Katherine Paterson, CLNE honorary board member on the publication of her new book.

 
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Elizabeth Partridge

Dorothea Lange by Elizabeth Partridge

Author Elizabeth Partridge was interviewed on NPR about her new book, Dorothea Lange: Grab A Hunk of Lightening. She will be a speaker at Writing the Past, the 2014 CLNE Symposium.

 
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"A Visit With Ashley Bryan"
College of the Atlantic

Ashley Bryan

The exhibition, “A Visit with Ashley Bryan” has reopened in Bar Harbor Maine at the College of the Atlantic, where it will be on view 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM Monday - Friday through February at the Blum Gallery. This past summer, the celebration of Bryan’s life and work was enjoyed by over 12,000 visitors at Acadia National Park’s Islesford Historical Museum on Little Cranberry Island, the island Bryan has called home for over sixty years. The exhibition is the inaugural event of the Ashley Bryan Center, established in 2013. Ashley Bryan, CLNE honorary board member, will be presenting poetry at the Writing the Past, the 2015 CLNE Symposium.

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