Feb 13, 2002 — Writing and illustrating books for kids--its not as easy as you might think. We'll have a preview of a conference this spring in Watertown for writers and illustrators of children's literature. Todd Moe talks with Hope Irvin Marston of North Country Children's Writers and Illustrators.
For more information about the 2002 North Country Children's Writers and Illustrators conference on Saturday, April 27 at Immaculate Heart Central School in Watertown, call 315-773-5847, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, or write: Writer's Conference, PO Box 710, Black River, NY 13612. Go to full article
Feb 07, 2002 — Guest Gary Paulsen is one of the most popular writers for the young adult audience. In this recent work about his entry into the most challenging dog sled race, he tells a tale that will appeal to readers of all ages. Paulsen admits his ignorance about the challenges of this sport, his determination to run the race no matter what, and the hardships he encounters in the process. And, it's a belly-laugh motherlode all along the way. Go to full article
Jan 31, 2002 — As tonight's guest author Thomas King puts it, "tragedy is the topic, comedy is the strategy." This is a tale of Native America--laugh-out-loud funny, as well as "precise and elegant" as the New York Times reviewer wrote. Tom King is one of the most important humorous literary voices on the American landscape, and writes compellingly about life as an Indian in the day-to-day world of the late 20th and current century. Go to full article
Jan 15, 2002 — A small St. Lawrence County school does its part to improve literacy and motivate readers. Students at Clifton-Fine are given books as rewards for reading. Todd Moe reports. Go to full article
Jan 04, 2002 — Martha Foley talks with naturalist Ed Kanze, author of the book "Kangaroo Dreaming," about massive fires burning in New South Wales, Australia. The country has a long... Go to full article
Nov 01, 2001 — It's generally accepted that economic growth is good. David Sommerstein talks with a biologist who challenges that notion: Brian Czech, author of Shoveling Fuel for a...Go to full article
Oct 02, 2001 — This is the best and most comprehensive sample of contemporary humorous writing. Guest Michael Rosen has included well-known as well as emerging voices--but all are at the... Go to full article