[DWJ] Introductions

Farah Mendlesohn farah.sf at gmail.com
Mon Jun 18 12:31:35 EDT 2007


Splendid!

On 18/06/07, Jenny Schwartzberg <schwartzbergj at newberry.org> wrote:
>
> I'd be delighted to do so.  I see MLA's convention is 27-30 December
> 2007 and the convention hotels are only about 7 blocks from the
> Newberry.  We will have to do some plotting as people's schedules become
> clearer.  I don't see a time schedule up yet at the MLA's website but
> here's a notice to any of you who are coming to Chicago for the MLA that
> we are planning a meet up and perhaps a children's literature show and
> tell if there's any time during people's days....
>
> Yours,
> Jenny
>
> Farah Mendlesohn wrote:
> > Hi Jenny
> >
> > how about organising a meet up for MLA this year? I'm *sure* we'd all
> > love
> > to meet you in the Newberry and it would be cool to have a bunch of us
> > together.
> >
> > It will be only my second MLA so I'm a mite terrified and meeting
> > friendly
> > faces would be lovely,
> >
> > Farah
> >
> > On 18/06/07, Jenny Schwartzberg <schwartzbergj at newberry.org> wrote:
> >>
> >> Well, I guess I better introduce myself.  My name is Jenny Schwartzberg
> >> and I've been lurking with a post or two for the last couple of
> >> months.  I'm
> >> 42, a rare book librarian at the Newberry Library in Chicago.  I've
> been
> >> reading DWJ since my early teens.  I think the first one might have
> been
> >> Charmed Life or Magicians of Caprona.  I recently introduced my
> >> nephew and
> >> niece to DWJ when they visited me and together we have gotten my
> >> mother to
> >> start reading her <g>.  If someone could pass on to DWJ my deep
> >> gratitude,
> >> because when my 12-year-old nephew Galen read Aunt Maria (aka Black
> >> Maria)
> >> he laughed so hard!  He is so sober and serious (long story) and to
> >> hear him
> >> really laughing was so special.  He read the whole book through and
> >> started
> >> rereading it again.  Thank you a million DWJ!!  They have both reported
> >> going to the library and devouring every DWJ book they can find.
> >>
> >> If anyone is in Chicago or comes through Chicago, come to the
> >> Newberry and
> >> say hello.  If you give me enough notice, I'll give a personal tour
> >> of the
> >> Library which is one of the world's great rare book libraries and
> >> talk your
> >> ear off about DWJ and about the history of children's books (the
> >> library has
> >> over 10,000 children's books among other collections, though not DWJ).
> >>
> >> Cheerfully yours,
> >> Jenny Schwartzberg
> >>
> >>
> >>
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