My husband, author Greg Leitich Smith, and I will be featured at "Evening With The Authors," hosted by the Friends of the Dr. Eugene Clark Library in Lockhart, Texas; on October 8.
Other participating authors will include San Antonio's Diane Gonzales Bertrand.
For cynsational readers planning to attend the SCBWI Austin fall conference, note that the Lockhart event will take place later that same day.
Austin Public (YA) Librarian Michele Gorman is featured in "The Power of Potter: Can the Teenage Wizard Turn a Generation of Halfhearted Readers into Lifelong Bookworms?" by Vicki Hallett from the July 25, 2005 issue of U.S. News & World Report. See page 48. Michele is a rising star among YA librarians and the author of Getting Graphic! Using Graphic Novels to Promote Literacy with Preteens and Teens (Linworth, 2003).