- Focus OnAcross Ages
- CategoryCareer Development
Cost$460 Course Fee
Writing for Children: Findng Your Voice
Summer 2 2019
Section 01: July 8, July 11, July 15, July 18, July 22, July 25, July 29Date(s)July 8, 5:00pm-7:30pmJuly 11, 5:00pm-7:30pmJuly 15, 5:00pm-7:30pmJuly 18, 5:00pm-7:30pmJuly 22, 5:00pm-7:30pmJuly 25, 5:00pm-7:30pmJuly 29, 5:00pm-7:30pmRegistration DeadlineJul 1, 2019Course Number:TEWS598N
Amy Hest, MA is the author of more than 35 books for children of all ages, including In the Rain with Baby Duck (winner of the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award), When Jessie Came Across the Sea (Christopher Award Winner), and Kiss Good Night (a New York Times best seller and Christopher Award Winner.) Hest's focus is on family relationships and she wants you to know that everything she writes is personal! Ms. Hest has an MA of Library Science from C.W. Post College and a BA from Hunter College.
"This class, and in particular the prompt Amy gave, was what spurred me to do a lot more writing and it’s since become a really fun and important part of my life."
"This class provided me with a wonderful and extremely helpful point to start from when writing for children. It developed me personally to a great degree and I am very grateful for the opportunity to be so enriched and inspired"
—Teacher, 25 years
"I have a whole new tool box regarding how and what to write when writing children's books!"
—Kathleen H., Teacher, 35+ years
"This class gave me insight to how to write a story. It helped me step back and really analyze my writings in a positive way."
—Nicole J., Teacher, 14 years