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"Sounds of the Heart"
Lecture by Nancy Ruth Patterson
Friday, June 26, 6:15 pm
Visual Arts Center room 119
Children’s book author Nancy Ruth Patterson will give a talk in conjunction with the exhibition of original illustrations from her books. Join us as she discusses her creative process and how the marriage of writing and illustration results in a truly successful children’s book. A faculty member of the graduate program in children’s literature at Hollins, Patterson has written five novels for young readers that have been honored on master reading lists in ten states; three have been adapted for the stage. Image credit: Leslie Bowman, Megan, Nannie, and Boo on Steps (detail) from The Christmas Cup. Courtesy of Nancy Ruth Patterson.