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StoryfestSC with Sophie Blackall and Rita Williams-Garcia - Episode 21

StoryfestSC with Sophie Blackall and Rita Williams-Garcia - Episode 21

June 13, 2017

Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses art, writing, history, and libraries with award-winning illustrator Sophie Blackall and award-winning author Rita Williams-Garcia at the 2017 StoryfestSC held in Columbia on Saturday, June 3. Blackall’s editorial illustrations have appeared in numerous publications including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, Architectural Digest, Town and Country, Vogue, and Gourmet. She has illustrated over thirty books for children including Ruby's Wish, Meet Wild Boars, Pecan Pie Baby, Big Red Lollipop, and the Ivy and Bean series and won the 2016 Randolph Caldecott Medal for Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear. Rita Williams-Garcia is an American writer of young-adult novels. She is the New York Times bestselling author of nine novels for young adults and middle grade readers. She has won the 2011 Newbery Honor Award, Coretta Scott King Award, and Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction for her book, One Crazy Summer. She also won the PEN/Norma Klein Award.

Links

Sophie Blackall: http://www.sophieblackall.com/
Rita Williams-Garcia https://rita-williamsgarcia.squarespace.com/
About StoryfestSC: StoryfestSC.org

StoryfestSC Guest Jim Gill - Episode 3

StoryfestSC Guest Jim Gill - Episode 3

July 21, 2016

Pamela and Katie highlight some of the SC public libraries great programs seen on social media and share their interview from StoryfestSC with musical storyteller and author Jim Gill as he shares the love he has for his job and for summer reading.

Kickoff to Summer Reading - Episode 1

Kickoff to Summer Reading - Episode 1

June 2, 2016

Guest Dr. Pat Feehan talks about the importance of summer reading and the South Carolina kickoff, Storyfest!  To learn more visit StoryfestSC.org for more details. StoryfestSC is held every year on the first Saturday of June. This year, award winning authors Lauren Castillo and Jarrett Krosocska, and musical storyteller Jim Gill join the lineup along with local storytellers, Nia, Cocky, and the Clemson Tiger.