Author: John Southworth
Illustrator: David Ouimet
Publisher: Simply Read Books Continue reading
It was so good to spend the weekend with my writing community at the 2015 CYA Conference (for Children’s and Young Adult authors). I especially enjoyed catching up with fellow emerging authors, established writers and accomplished editors and agents at the networking dinner. (Pictured below: my critique buddy Ramona Davey, Ford St publisher Paul Collins, author Ben Long, the amazing Aleesah Darlison, teacher-author friend Sarah Mounsey, and CYA superstar Tina Clark.) Many thanks to my friend and illustrator Peter Allert for the photos!
I’m so looking forward to presenting a workshop on poetry for PETAA (Primary English Teachers Association Australia) tomorrow. I will be running sessions on “New Ways with Poetry: Multimodal Composition” for the Sydney Write Now! Conference.
A free poem seems appropriate. Especially a poem about poetry…
Feel free to print out Poet Life for classroom use. Enjoy! Continue reading