Featured Speakers

Jacqueline Woodson

Lorene Cary

Kay Ryan

Dave Eggers

Li-Young Lee

Jacqueline Woodson

Wednesday, 7:10 p.m., March 23, sponsored by NEHS

Jacqueline Woodson's Website

The NEHS sponsored speaker is the author of numerous award-winning books  for young adults including Last Summer With Maizon, From the Notebooks of Melanin Sun and Miracle’s Boys. She has won two Newbery Honors, a Caldecott Honor, the 2001 Coretta Scott King Award, and the 2006 Margaret A. Edwards Award for lifetime achievement in young adult writing, Woodson says, “I wrote on  and everywhere. . . . I loved and still love watching words flower into sentences and sentences blossom into stories.”