Dancing on the Edge, by Han Nolan, 2014 writer-in-residence
Han Nolan is the winner of the National Book Award for her young adult novel Dancing on the Edge, and author of other acclaimed novels for young adults, including Send Me Down a Miracle (a National Book Award nominee), If I Should Die Before I Wake, A Face in Every Window, Born Blue, When We Were Saints, A Summer of Kings, Crazy, and Pregnant Pause. She’ll meet individually with students to read their manuscripts and give feedback and critique.
Lisa Rowe Fraustino is professor of English, Eastern Connecticut State University; Ph.D., Binghamton University. Her newest book, the middle-grade novel The Hole in the Wall, won the 2010 Milkweed Prize for Children’s Literature. She is a past president of the Children's Literature Association. She will meet individually with students to work on turning conference papers and course essay assignments into successful journal submissions.
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