SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Monthly Meeting via Zoom: Novels in Verse with David Bowles

Date/Time
Date(s) - 04/29/2020
10:00 am - 11:30 am

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Our guest speaker, Texas author David Bowles, will be interviewed by Romy Natalia Goldberg about his award-winning novel in verse They Call Me Güero – A Border Kid’s Poems. The interview will be preceded by a member meet & greet from 9:30-10.

Please register for free in advance for this Zoom meeting by clicking here. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Can’t make the meeting? Don’t worry! A replay will be provided for all registrants after the meeting.

Feel free to submit questions ahead of time to brazosvalley-ra@scbwi.org. Participants will have a chance to ask questions after the interview as well.

David Bowles is a Mexican-American author from south Texas, where he teaches at the University of Texas Río Grande Valley. He has written several titles, most notably The Smoking Mirror (Pura Belpré Honor Book) and They Call Me Güero (Tomás Rivera Mexican American Children’s Book Award, Claudia Lewis Award for Excellence in Poetry, Pura Belpré Honor Book, Walter Dean Myers Honor Book).

They Call Me Güero is available for purchase from Cinco Puntos Press and other booksellers. Please consider supporting bookstores in this difficult time by purchasing your copy from an independent bookseller.