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Writer in Residence: Renée Watson


The Center for Children's Literature at Bank Street College could not be more thrilled to announce that its 2018 Dorothy Carter Writer-in-Residence, Renée Watson has won the 2018 Coretta Scott King Author Award and a Newbery Honor for her middle grade novel, Piecing Me Together (Bloomsbury). This book also won Bank Street College's Children's Book Committee's Josette Frank Award.

Watson is scheduled to work with Becky Eisenberg and Greg David's 9s/10s classes in April on creative writing. Each year the Center for Children's literature at Bank Street hosts a prominent writer to work with the School for Children.  The Writer-in-Residence program is named after long time graduate school faculty member, Dorothy Carter.

Writers Lab for Unpublished Authors

Have a children's book manuscript you need help with before submitting to a publisher? This nurturing workshop led by prize-winning author of over 50 books for children Amy Hest may be what you are looking for! Registration is limited. Sign up now!

Visit the Continuing Professional Studies website for information on other courses in writing and illustrating books for children at Bank Street.

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