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POETRY AWARD HISTORY – PART FOUR

Posted on April 28, 2011
During the late l960’s I studied for my Masters Degree at Bank Street College of Education when Bank Street was indeed at 69 Bank Street in the heart of Greenwich Village, New York, now an apartment building.  One of my teachers was Claudia Lewis, one of the best and most respected teachers in the field of children’s literature.  I learned a great deal from her.  After receiving my Masters Degree I was offered a job

POETRY AWARD HISTORY – PART THREE

Posted on April 27, 2011
Now there were two awards in the country – the NCTE Poetry Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children and the Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award (see both below entries and my AWARDS page.)  It wasn’t enough for such an important genre.  After trying hard, very hard, to have the American Library Association (ALA) sponsor an award it just couldn’t happen nor ever happened. In l992 Susan Mandel Glazer was on the Board of Directors for the International

HOW DOES IT HAPPEN?

Posted on April 14, 2011

HOW DOES IT HAPPEN?

Posted on April 14, 2011
A question I keep posing to my best friend, Rebecca Kai Dotlich, is “How does it happen?” Well, how does it happen that I suddenly discover a box that I hadn’t opened in close to seven years containing two full-length adult plays and a noveliiztion I had written for one of them dating back to the early l990’s? All of this was written at Kemeys Cove in Briarcliff Manor, New York, before moving to Cape Coral,

AUTOGRAPHED BOOKS

Posted on March 26, 2011
A LIMITED NUMBER OF COPIES OF THE BELOW LISTED TITLES ARE AVAILABLE – FIRST-COME BASIS.  CUT-OFF DATE = 4/9/2011: BOOKS WILL BE SENT VIA MEDIA MAIL.  ALL MONIES WILL BE DONATED TO CHARITIES.  PLEASE NOTE IF YOU WANT SPECIFIC AUTOGRAPHS. REPLY VIA CONTACT PAGE HARDCOVER – $12.00 – INCLUDES POSTAGE AMAZING FACES AMERICA AT WAR CITY I LOVE DAYS TO CELEBRATE DIZZY DINOSAURS GIVE ME WINGS HAMSTERS, SHELLS & SPELLING BEES HEAR MY PRAYER I AM THE BOOK INCREDIBLE INVENTIONS