ABOUT BARBARA BIETZ
- Barbara Bietz
- California, United States
- I am a children's author, magazine writer, children's book reviewer, and chair of the Sydney Taylor Book Award Committee. I love talking about children's books and the craft of writing. My midddle grade chapter book, LIKE a MACCABEE, was released in October 2006 (Yotzeret Publishing) The best part of being an author is visiting schools and meeting students, teachers, and librarians. I write book reviews for Jewish Book World magazine and the Association of Jewish Libraries Newsletter. Selected interviews from this blog are featured in Jewish Book World Magazine. My monthly book column appears in the award winning web site, FamiliesOnlineMagazine.com. I also teach writing classes for adults. Please check out my web site at www.BarbaraBietz.com Contact me at BarbaraBietz@aol.com.
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
10:00AM to 3:00PM - SUNDAY, APRIL 3, 2011
Sid Jacobson was editor in chief at Harvey Comics, where he created Richie Rich, and was the executive editor at Marvel Comics. His collaborations with illustrator Ernie Colon include the fascinating 9/11 Report: A Graphic Adaptation, and the new illustrated biography of Anne Frank entitled, Anne Frank: The Anne Frank House Authorized Graphic Biography.
William J. Rubin is the executive editor of Nachshon Press and the chief architect of the National Jewish Book Award winner, Homeland: The Illustrated History of the State of Israel.
Barry Deutsch is the 2011 Sydney Taylor Award winner for Hereville: How Mirka Got Her Sword.
Anastasia Betts is a well-known education professional with an expertise in graphic literature.
Registration and Bagels
Questions and Answers about graphic literature with authors Sid Jacobson, Barry Deutsch and William Rubin
Buffet Lunch with special presentation by Sydney Taylor Award winner Barry Deutsch
History of graphic literature for children with Anastasia Betts
Literature marketplace and autographing by local children's literature authors
Manuscript consultations available
Conference will be held at American Jewish University,
15600 Mulholland Dr., Los Angeles
THE DEADLINE FOR MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSIONS IS MARCH 28
Sponsored by Sinai Temple Blumenthal Library, Association of Jewish Libraries, AJLSC, and American Jewish University
For reservations and information call Susan Dubin at (818) 886-6415, send email to Lisa Silverman at email@example.com or return this to the address below:
______$55 (includes lunch)______ AJL member $45 (includes lunch)____ $45 Manuscript consult
Make check payable to: Sinai Temple Blumenthal Library
Jewish Literature for Children Conference
Sinai Temple Blumenthal Library
10400 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90024