Wednesday, March 24, 2010
Kinder Text Reading - Pamela Porter, April 8th
Award-winning children’s literature writer Pamela Porter will visit Capilano University on Thursday April 8th at 11:30 in Library 321.
Pamela Porter was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Her novel, The Crazy Man, has been a stunning success, winning the Governor General's Literary Award, the Texas Institute of Letters Friends of the Austin Public Library Award for Best Young Adult Book, the CLA Book of the Year for Children Award, the Geoffrey Bilson Award for Historical Fiction for Young People, the TD Canadian Children's Literature Award, the Rocky Mountain Book Award, the Hackmatack Award, the OLA Golden Oak Award, the Manitoba Young Reader's Choice Award, and the Red Cedar Award. She has published another children's novel, Sky, a picture book, Yellow Moon, Apple Moon, and two collections of adult poetry: Stones Call Out, published by Coteau Books, and The Intelligence of Animals, from the Backwaters Press in the US. Pamela is a sessional instructor at the University of Victoria and lives in N. Saanich, on Vancouver Island, with her family and a menagerie of rescued animals.
This reading is made possible by the Writers’ Union of Canada and the Capilano University English Department.