Come see me read from my manuscript! Here’s more info: 4th Annual Susan P. Bloom
Children’s Book Discovery Award Sunday, May 6, 2012, 6:30 p.m.
Lesley University, Cambridge
(University Hall, 1815 Massachusetts Avenue) Winners AMITHA KNIGHT for her young adult novel, Landwalker
HEATHER DEMETRIOS for her young adult novel, Streaming The winning manuscripts, chosen by the Children’s Book Committee, will be read by editors from
Candlewick, Houghton Mifflin
I Wore Chains to My Father’s Funeral by Charles P. Norman.
Powerful stuff. Here’s a quote: “When I entered, clanking like Shakespeare’s ghost, deputies on either side of me, all conversation stopped. All eyes turned toward me. The prodigal son had returned. There was no fatted calf, no celebrations. My father was dead, and I was in chains.” #links #pen