F277. Adding a Laugh Track: The Role of Humor in Kidlit
Friday, March 9, 2018
4:30 pm to 5:45 pm
Carrie DuBois-Shaw is the coauthor (with Betsy Aldredge) of the young adult romance, Sasquatch, Love, and Other Imaginary Things. She is a playwright, arts administrator, and advocate for literature and performing arts for young people.
Betsy Aldredge is the co-author of Sasquatch, Love, and Other Imaginary Things, a YA contemporary romance which has been called "the most hilarious, charming, feminist Sasquatch hunting book ever to grace a bookshelf."
J.C. Davis is a children's lit author. Her first novel, Cheesus Was Here, is a YA Contemporary about a tiny Texas town where ridiculous miracles happen. Ms. Davis's short stories have appeared in several literary journals and anthologies.
Kristin L. Gray is the author of Vilonia Beebe Takes Charge, The Amelia Six (forthcoming), and a funny picture book about a koala who wants to be a bear. School Library Journal called her debut middle grade "full of humor." Gray Skypes with schools across the country and belongs to Arkansas SCBWI.