This March, LIT sponsored an author visit by Clay McLeod Chapman, author of The Tribe Books, at Brentwood Residential Center for Girls in Long Island. One of the girls commented “I liked how you brought the book to life.” Clay blogged about his experience here. You can follow Clay on Twitter @claymcleod.
Last week, LIT sponsored an author visit by Lauren Oliver, author of the recently-released Panic, at Columbia Girls facility, a secure facility for girls charged as adults located in Claverack, NY. Lauren talked about her writing process and then did a poetry exercise with the girls. According to the English teacher, “by the end of the […]