Children's book authors and illustrators are invited to listen to award-winning novelists and others at the Children's Booktoberfest next month at the Fresno State campus.
The Arne Nixon Center for the Study of Children's Literature at Fresno State and the regional Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators will host the Oct. 5 event at the university's Henry Madden Library.
Booktoberfest will feature presentations from Newbery Medalist Susan Patron, author of "The Higher Power of Lucky," Caldecott Medal-winning author and illustrator Marla Frazee, nonfiction author Ginger Wadsworth and "Aries Rising," novelist Bonnie Hearn Hill. Agent Jen Rofe from the Andrea Brown Literary Agency will also speak at the event.
Booktoberfest will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a free breakfast for registrants at 8:30 a.m.
Registration fees for members of SCBWI and Arne Nixon Center Advocates is $80, and $90 for nonmembers through Thursday, Sept. 5. After that date, registration is $90 for members and $100 for non-members.
For more information contact the Arne Nixon Center at (559) 278-8116 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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