Lemony Snicket & Kate DiCamilloFiction
Catalog Number: 20071130, 20060816
Both Lemony Snicket (the pen name of Daniel Handler) and Kate DiCamillo are authors of children's literature whose work has multigenerational appeal. Lemony Snicket has enchanted readers with his comically morose A Series of Unfortunate Events, now in a box set of 13 books called The Complete Wreck. DiCamillo is a two-time Newberry Medal winner, whose books include Because of Winn-Dixie, The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane, and the Christmas tale just released, Great Joy. They share stories about the inspirations for their books before an audience at the 2006 DNA Children's Literature Festival in Kansas City.
In this archive recording, the late essayist and short story writer James Alan McPherson (1943-2016) talks about his life as a writer, father, teacher, traveler, and much more. Born and raised in Savannah, Georgia, McPherson graduated with degrees...
We go to the archives to revisit a program that examines important African-American writers, beginning with the 18th century's Phillis Wheatley and concluding with former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove. This show also features the late Margaret Walk...
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