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List of events including author visits to schools, libraries, book clubs, and…

This is your go-to-source for Jean Alicia Elster’s list of events including author visits to schools, libraries, book clubs, writing groups, conferences and book fairs.


SAVE THE DATES! – Free & Open to the Public!
Saturday November 9, 8:30a – 1p
2019 Young Authors’ Festival & Writing Contest
Special Guest Speaker – Jean Alicia Elster
Featured Book: Elster’s The Colored Car
University of Michigan-Dearborn’s Mardigian Library
4901 Evergreen Road, Dearborn, Michigan 48238

WRITING CONTEST entry deadline: Friday October 11
For more contest info click here

FESTIVAL REGISTRATION begins Monday October 14
For more festival info click here

The 7th annual festival on the campus of the
University of Michigan-Dearborn is a celebration
of writing for students in grades 3-5, their parents
and teachers. The program begins with a presentation
by guest author Jean Alicia Elster followed by a series
of breakout sessions for youth to sharpen their reading
and writing skills and for adults to pick up tips on
supporting their children’s literacy development.
The festival wraps up with the Writing Contest
Awards Ceremony and a book signing by Elster,
whose books will be available for purchase on site.