Thursday, October 11, 2012

Spencer G. Shaw Lecture: Christopher Paul Curtis

Please join us for the University of Washington Information School’s annual Spencer G. Shaw Lecture on Thursday, October 25. This year’s lecture features Christopher Paul Curtis, award-winning author of The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963; Bud, Not Buddy; Mr. Chickee’s Funny Money; Mr. Chickee’s Messy Mission; and Bucking the Sarge. His second novel Bud, Not Buddy is the first book ever to receive both the Newbery Medal and the Coretta Scott King Author Award. 

Mr. Curtis will give a talk titled "How to Construct an Author."

The Shaw Lecture Series spotlights literature and library service for children and young adults. It honors beloved UW Information School Professor Emeritus Spencer G. Shaw, who was an internationally known librarian, storyteller and teacher.

WHAT: Spencer G. Shaw Lecture
WHO: Christopher Paul Curtis 
WHEN: Thursday, October 25
WHERE: UW campus, Seattle, Kane Hall 220, 7-9:30pm
To register click here or call 206-543-4794. Admission: $10 general / $5 current UW students


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