NPR Interview with Laurie Halse Anderson

Not only did I have the great pleasure of attending the Inaugural Albany Book Fest this weekend, but I also had the chance to talk about teaching sexual violence with none other than Laurie Halse Anderson-you know the author of Speak. It was an excellent conversation, and one I think could spark great discussion in the classroom for educators who teach the novel or about the topic. Here’s the article I that I wrote if you’re interested in that, and if you have seven minutes to spare, give a listen. It will be time well spent (click the image or link below).

https://www.npr.org/2018/09/30/653160035/teaching-high-school-students-about-sexual-assault-through-literature

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Hey, everybody! I know, it’s been a long time since I’ve had anything to say, but life has been super busy, and the summer flew by. However, now that we’re back into the New Year (seriously, isn’t September more like a new year than January?), I have an event coming up.

Not just me, as you’ll see by the lineup. The Inaugural Albany Book Fest kicks off in two weeks. The main event is Saturday, the 29th, from 10am-4pm, and is at UAlbany. All signings, readings, panels, etc. will be held indoors, so don’t fear any bad weather. 

Admission is free and the talent is vast, so come and check it out. The more that attend, the better next year will be. See you on the 28th!

P.S. Yes, I’m working on book news. No, I don’t have any yet. But trust me, I am working on it 🙂