Nuts & Bolts of Science Writing 2019

June 9 - 13, 2019


Energize readers through active fiction and nonfiction writing that shines the light on exciting science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) concepts.

You love science and our world, and want to share your knowledge and passion with kids. How do you accomplish it? Learn the dynamics of engaging fiction and nonfiction science-based writing for children and teens, whether you’re published already or just beginning.


Jennifer Swanson

Jennifer Swanson is the award-winning author of over 40+ nonfiction books for children, mostly about science and technology. Jennifer’s love…
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Miranda Paul

Miranda Paul is an award-winning children’s author of more than a dozen picture books including One Plastic Bag, Water is Water, I…
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Heather L. Montgomery

Heather L. Montgomery writes for kids who are wild about animals. An award-winning author and educator, Heather uses yuck appeal…
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Baptiste Paul

Special Guest Baptiste Paul is a Caribbean-born author of two books for children. His debut picture book, The Field, received…
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Higgins Bond

Special Guest Higgins Bond has been a freelance illustrator and fine artist for over forty years.  She earned a BFA…
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Carol Hinz

Zoom Special Guest Carol Hinz is Editorial Director of Millbrook Press and Carolrhoda Books, imprints of Lerner Publishing Group. She…
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Beth Terrill

Special Guest Beth Terrill is the US picture book editor for NorthSouth Books. Beth works on fiction and non-fiction picture…
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Andi Diehn

Special SKYPE Guest Andi Diehn is a writer and editor with an MFA in Creative Writing from Vermont College. She…
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Samantha Gentry

Special SKYPE Guest Samantha Gentry is an Editor at Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. Her primary focus is commercial…
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All-inclusive registration includes workshop tuition, lodging, meals, beverages, and snacks. Free shuttle service is available from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AVP) International Airport.

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workshop information

Begins Sunday, June 9, with dinner and ends on Thursday, June 13, with lunch.