Writing Dangerously


<p>February 7, 2011 | Instituto Cervantes | New York City <br />
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With Adam Gidwitz<i>,</i> Gary Golio, Nora Raleigh Baskin, and Rita Williams-Garcia; moderated by Beverly Horowitz</p>
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<p style=”text-align: center;”>Sponsored by the PEN Children&rsquo;s and Young Adult Book Authors Committee.</p>
<p><strong> LISTEN</strong><br />
&bull; Entire event<br />
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&bull; Beverly Horowitz on the evolution of censorship<br />
&bull; Rita Williams-Garcia on risks in genre, craft, and style<br />
&bull; Nora Raleigh Baskin on writing truth<br />
&bull; Adam Gidwitz on graphic, formal, and emotional dangers<br />
&bull; Gary Golio on Jimi Hendrix<br />
&bull; Rita Williams-Garcia on letting her characters lead<br />
&bull; Adam Gidwitz on darkness in fairy tales<br />
&bull; Nora Raleigh Baskin on writing who you are<br />
&bull; Adam Gidwitz on e-books and gatekeepers<br />
&bull; Gary Golio on writing for his younger self<br />
&bull; On the problem of misleading book jackets<br />
&bull; On imagining an audience</p>
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How do children&rsquo;s and young adult authors approach controversial subjects, challenge convention, and confront the psychological risks of the creative process? Moderator Beverly Horowitz, vice president and publisher of Delacorte Press, an imprint of Random House Children&rsquo;s Books, welcomes both new and established boundary-breakers in the field of children&rsquo;s literature. <br />
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Panelists include Nora Raleigh Baskin, author of the ALA Schneider Award-winning <i>Anything But Typical </i>and six other novels; two-time National Book Award Finalist Rita Williams-Garcia, author of <i>One Crazy Summer, Jumped, </i>and other works for children and young adults; Adam Gidwitz, author of <i>A Tale Dark and Grimm, </i>a <i>Publishers Weekly </i>and <i>School Library Journal </i>Best Children&rsquo;s Book of 2010; and Gary Golio, author of the <i>New York Times </i>bestselling <i>Jimi: Sounds Like a Rainbow&mdash;A Story of the Young Jimi Hendrix </i>and the forthcoming <i>When Bob Met Woody.</i> There will be a booksigning after the panel.</p>

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