Chameleon - UBC's Journal of Children's Literature
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Spring 2003

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4th annual Pacific Northwest Children's Book Conference

Portland State University's Haystack Summer Program in the Arts presents the 4th annual Children's Book Conference in Cannon Beach, Oregon, July 21-25, 2003.

Understand the business end of children's book publishing, contracts and finding an agent. Revitalize your own talents through writing and illustration workshops in poetry, picture books, character development, point of view, narrative techniques, setting and dialogue. Learn how to bring your work to life.

This year's distinguished faculty includes Wendy Lamb (keynote), Linda Zuckerman (director), Marla Frazee, Susan Goldman Rubin, Eric A. Kimmel, Ann Whitford Paul and Elsa Warnick.

A limited number of individual critiques of manuscripts and portfolios are available for an additional fee. Your registration entitles you to attend all events scheduled for the Conference. Undergraduate and graduate credit is available through Portland State University.

For more information on these or other workshops at Cannon Beach this summer, visit , or contact

Elizabeth Snyder,
Haystack Program Coordinator:
Phone 1-800-547-8887, ext 4186, or 503-725-4186


Canadian Children's Illustrated Book - The purpose of this research is to examine systematically the historical context and development of Canadian children's illustrated books and the contemporary state of writing, illustrating, and publishing of children's illustrated books in Canada. For more information, contact

Creative Writing Program at UBC Canada's premiere destination for Creative Writing studies. We offer workshops and tutorials in all the major literary and dramatic genres, at both the graduate (MFA) and undergraduate (BFA & Diploma) levels.

School of Library, Archival and Information Studies (SLAIS) Accredited by the American Library Association with the Canadian Library Association, SLAIS is an internationally recognized School with innovative programs and exceptional research productivity.

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