Introducing the Summer 2013 Teachers Write Guest Authors!

One of my favorite things about Teachers Write is that it gives me the opportunity to introduce some of my favorite people (teachers & librarians!) to some of my other favorite people (children’s and YA authors!).

When you join Teachers Write, you’re signing up to be part of a writing community, and all summer long on this blog, you’ll have the chance to talk with people like me (I’m Kate, by the way, in case you were stumbling around and found yourself here. I write books for kids and host this online summer camp), Gae Polisner of Friday Feedback fame, and Monday Morning Warm-Up guru Jo Knowles, as well as a whole bunch of kind, smart, funny guest authors.  We’re all volunteers, so please check out our websites and support our books by asking for them at your local bookstores and libraries, reading them, and sharing the ones you like. Here’s our author list for Summer 2013!

Kate Messner

Gae Polisner

Jo Knowles

Laurel Snyder

Joanne Levy

Lisa Schroeder

Jeannine Atkins

Jenny Meyerhoff

Lynda Mullaly Hunt

Donna Gephart

Amy Ludwig VanDerwater

Cynthia Lord

David Lubar

Megan Miranda

Linda Urban

Nancy Castaldo

Phil Bildner

Erin Dionne

Diane Zahler

Anne Marie Pace

Shutta Crum

Sarah Albee

Danette Haworth

Margo Sorenson

Erin Dealey

Sarah Darer Littman

Jody Feldman

Some of these folks will be sharing mini-lessons on Mondays, others will be offering quite-write prompts on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and some will be answering your questions for Q and A Wednesdays. While these are the “official” guest authors, I have to admit that I also have some surprises planned for various Fridays, and many other authors drop by to chat and answer questions even if they haven’t committed to visit on a particular day.

If you’re a teacher or librarian and you’d like to join us, you can sign up here! We’ll be starting with our first Mini-Lesson Monday on June 24th!

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6 Comments

  1. Kristina Paustian
    Posted June 18, 2013 at 10:07 am | Permalink

    Thank you for this. I am so inspired I’ve been writing all morning.

  2. Maggie Abrams
    Posted June 18, 2013 at 11:22 am | Permalink

    How do I find out if I already joined? I can’t remember, and I want to make sure I am signed up!

  3. Posted June 18, 2013 at 12:22 pm | Permalink

    Yay! I can’t wait to get started! HUGE props to Kate for heading this up and so looking forward to working with you this summer.

  4. Mary
    Posted June 18, 2013 at 7:00 pm | Permalink

    Many thanks to Kate! Am on the edge of my seat…

  5. Posted June 18, 2013 at 7:01 pm | Permalink

    I’m so excited to write with everyone this summer. Thanks for organizing this 🙂

  6. Posted June 23, 2013 at 9:26 am | Permalink

    I can’t wait to get started tomorrow!

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