[DWJ] Phoenix award and ChLA conference

Melissa Proffitt Melissa at Proffitt.com
Fri Nov 11 10:25:30 EST 2005


On Tue, 8 Nov 2005 12:15:38 -0800, jackie e stallcup wrote:


>Oh, and by the way, just after the newsletter went out, Francesca Lia
>Block backed out, so that part of the newsletter is, I'm sorry to say, no
>longer accurate.  If anyone has suggestions for a keynote speaker
>(children's or YA lit author), I will be VERY grateful for
>suggestions!!!!  And, yes, I already tried Phillip Pullman.  He's hard at
>work on his next book and unavailable.
>
>At this point, if we can't have DWJ or Phillip Pullman, we would really
>prefer to have someone who hails from the Los Angeles area.

Wendelin Van Draanen lives somewhere in California.  I like Jeanne DuPrau
too.

Melissa Proffitt



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