Navigating Emotional, Challenging Topics in Middle Grade Fiction
“I remember my own childhood vividly…I knew terrible things. But I knew I mustn’t let adults know I knew. It would scare them.” —Maurice Sendak
How do you write authentic, powerful fiction for younger readers that captures the vitality and danger of their world? Award winning authors and teachers, Fran Wilde and Carlos Hernandez, will help us craft stories that capture the vitality, wisdom, and danger that inundates younger readers and truly speak to the needs. Moderated by Rob Cameron, Brooklyn Speculative Fiction Writers relaunches its ground breaking Expert Series at its new home in the Center for Fiction.