Saturday, March 5, 2011

Not your parents' comics

Here's an event for the first Sunday in April.  I apologize for flyer being cut off - I just can't seem to get the formatting right:

10:00AM to 3:00PM - SUNDAY, APRIL 3, 2011
Featured Speakers:
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.
10:00 AM
Registration and Bagels
10:30 AM
Questions and Answers about graphic literature with authors Sid Jacobson, Barry Deutsch and William Rubin
12:00 PM
Buffet Lunch with special presentation by Sydney Taylor Award winner Barry Deutsch
1:15 PM
History of graphic literature for children with Anastasia Betts
2:30 PM
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

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 or return this to the address below:
Name___________________ Address________________________City/State/Zip_______________
______$55 (includes lunch)______ AJL member $45 (includes lunch)____ $45 Manuscript consult
Make check payable to: Sinai Temple Blumenthal Library
Mail to:
Jewish Literature for Children Conference
Sinai Temple Blumenthal Library
10400 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90024

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