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Faculty Spotlight: A Conversation with Mitali Perkins

Don’t miss this wonderful blog post on From the Mixed-Up Files…of Middle Grade Authors: “A Conversation with Mitali Perkins, author and writing mentor.” It begins:

How did you become involved with the Highlights Foundation Summer Camp?
I taught there a few years ago and fell in love with the place. It’s a five-senses experience (the taste of organic, fresh food, lovingly prepared, the sound of laughter around meals, and birdcalls in the woods and a rushing creek, the sight of quiet trees and kind faces, the smell of good coffee, and the feel of your keyboard tapping under your fingers as you write, and write, and write). Highlights Summer Camp is saturated in a deep love for children’s books, which makes it the perfect venue to recharge our creativity and commitment to a unique and important vocation.

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Posted on: March 21, 2016

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