Calendar Name: Cultural Events
Event Category: Lecture
Start Time: 05:00 PM
Weekday(s): Monday
Start Date: Monday, April 7, 2014
End Date: Monday, April 7, 2014

» Rita Williams-Garcia

Monday, April 7
Lecture: Rita Williams-Garcia
TETC 226, 5 p.m.
Author of award-winning novels, Williams-Garcias works are known for their realistic portrayal of teens of color. Williams-Garcias works have received the Parents Choice Award, among others. She recently served on the National Book Award Committee for Young Peoples Literature and is on faculty at Vermont College M.F.A. Writing for Children and Young People. Her novel One Crazy Summer was the recipient of the Coretta Scott King Award and the Scott ODell Award for Historical Fiction, as well as being a Newbery honor book and a National
Book Award finalist. For more information call 410-543-6030 or visit the SU website at