Spencer G. Shaw Lecture Series featuring author Margarita Engle
Join us as we welcome Margarita Engle. She is the national Young People’s Poet Laureate, and the first Latino to receive that honor. Engle is the Cuban-American author of many verse novels, including "The Surrender Tree," a Newbery Honor winner, and "The Lightning Dreamer," a PEN USA Award recipient. Her verse memoir, "Enchanted Air," received the Pura Belpré Award, Golden Kite Award, Walter Dean Myers Honor, Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award, and Arnold Adoff Poetry Award, among others. "Drum Dream Girl" received the Charlotte Zolotow Award for best picture book text. Learn more about Engle at her website, www.margaritaengle.com.
The Spencer G. Shaw Endowed Lecture Series spotlights award-winning authors and illustrators. It honors beloved UW Information School Professor Emeritus Spencer Shaw, who was an internationally known librarian, storyteller and teacher.
A reception and book signing will follow the lecture. Please RSVP at the link below.