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Monday, November 17, 2008

Children's Author Gantos Speaks at SU November 18

SALISBURY, MD---From Rotten Ralph to The Love Curse of the Rumbaughs, Jack Gantos has been a force in the world of children’s literature since 1976.

Gantos speaks on journaling and the writing process 5:45 p.m. Tuesday, November 18, in the Teacher Education and Technology Center, Room 153, at Salisbury University. A reception and book signing precede his talk at 5 p.m.

Formerly a faculty member at Emerson College and the Vermont College M.F.A. Program, teaching creative writing, Gantos has won acclaim for his many books, which also include Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key and Jack’s Black Book.

Sponsored by the Eastern Shore Writing Project and SU Children’s Literature Festival, his talk is free and the public is invited. For more information call 410-543-6030 or visit the SU Web site at www.salisbury.edu.



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