Children's Literature Symposium

Children's Literature Symposium, Nov. 9, 2013

Joseph Bruchac

For over thirty years Joseph Bruchac has been creating poetry, short stories, novels, anthologies and music that reflect his Abenaki Indian heritage and Native American traditions. He is the author of more than 120 books for children and adults. More info.

Joseph Bathanti

Joseph Bathanti is Poet Laureate of North Carolina. He is the author of seven books of poetry and a Professor of Creative Writing at Appalachian State University. More info.

Edie Hemingway

Edie Hemingway is the author of Road to Tater Hill, a novel set in Appalachia. She is also the co-author of two Civil War novels, Rebel Hart and Broken Drum. More info.

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Saturday, November 9, 2013

Reich College of Education


Check in and coffee (Reich College of Education lobby)

9:00-9:20 Welcome & Introductions

Keynote Address: The Timeless Value of Traditional Tales, Joseph Bruchac

10:40-11:40 Concurrent sessions
  • Joseph Bruchac - Teaching with Myths and Legends
  • Joseph Bathanti - Creative Writing: Imagining Yourself, Imagining Your World
  • Edie Hemingway - Reading as Writers in Elementary School
11:45-12:30 Lunch
12:30-1:15 Lunch performance
1:30-2:30 Concurrent sessions (as above)
2:30-3:00 Book signing



Registration is $20 (lunch included)

0.5 CEU Credit may be earned (fee $10)

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For more information, contact Margaret Gregor or Connie Green

Sponsored by Belk Library & Information Commons and Reich College of Education