- Focus OnAcross Ages
- CategoryCareer Development, Online
Registration Options and Cost$460 Course Fee
Writing for Children: Finding Your Voice
Section 01: April 6, April 13, April 20, April 27, May 4, May 11, May 18Date(s)April 6, 5:00pm-7:00pmApril 13, 5:00pm-7:00pmApril 20, 5:00pm-7:00pmApril 27, 5:00pm-7:00pmMay 4, 5:00pm-7:00pmMay 11, 5:00pm-7:00pmMay 18, 5:00pm-7:00pmRegistration DeadlineMar 30, 2021Course Number:TEWS598N
Amy Hest, MA, is the author of more than 45 books for children of all ages, including The Summer We Found the Baby (Candlewick Press, August 2020), 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."— Kerry E.
"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 in the field
"I have a whole new tool box regarding how and what to write when writing children's books!"
— Kathleen H., Teacher, 35+ years in the field
"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 in the field