The Shine Maker Foundation Young Adult/Children’s Track
Take an imaginative ride with top authors as they bring you into the brains and hearts of teenagers. You will ‘get the scoop’ on craft and publishing trends. Discover the myriad possibilities of working with the themes and subjects which speak to youthful minds, from middle-grade through high school.
Bruce Coville has published over 100 books for young readers, ranging from picture books to young adult novels. His best known works include the recently filmed Aliens Ate My Homework, as well as Into the Land of the Unicorns, and Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher. His writing has appeared in sixteen languages and won children‘s choice awards in over a dozen states. He has spoken at schools and libraries around the world and is a three-time keynoter for the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators national conference in Los Angeles. He is also the founder of FULL CAST AUDIO, a multiple-award-winning audiobook company devoted to producing full cast, unabridged recordings of great children’s books, and has produced, directed, and performed in over 125 recordings.