Posted by Dani Crickman
For those in the LA area…
On Sunday, April 3rd, the Western Regional AJL Conference on Jewish Literature for Children: Not Your Parents’ Comics: Using Graphic Literature to Promote Literacy will be held at the American Jewish University Conference Center in Los Angeles.
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM – SUNDAY, APRIL 3, 2011
Price: $55 ; additional $45 manuscript consult
- Sid Jacobson was editor in chief at Harvey Comics, where he created Richie Rich, and was the executive editor at Marvel Comics. His collaborations with illustrator Ernie Colon include the fascinating 9/11 Report: A Graphic Adaptation, and the new illustrated biography of Anne Frank entitled, Anne Frank: The Anne Frank House Authorized Graphic Biography.
- William J. Rubin is the executive editor of Nachshon Press and the chief architect of the National Jewish Book Award winner, Homeland: The Illustrated History of the State of Israel.
- Barry Deutsch is the 2011 Sydney Taylor Award winner for Hereville: How Mirka Got Her Sword.
- Anastasia Betts is a well-known education professional with an expertise in graphic literature.
Manuscript consultations available.
Conference will be held at American Jewish University,
15600 Mulholland Dr., Los Angeles