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2021 Charlotte Zolotow Lecture Featuring Christopher Myers

September 30, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Christopher MyersAuthor/illustrator Christopher Myers will deliver the 23rd annual Charlotte Zolotow Lecture on Thursday, September 30, 7:30 p.m. (Central) in Great Hall of the Memorial Union on the UW-Madison campus.

Mr. Myers’ lecture is titled “What Is Your Water? Establishing a Lingua Franca in Community Literatures.”

Mr. Myers is the author and illustrator of distinguished and singular books for youth, including Wings, H.O.R.S.E., My Pen and Black Cat. He has also illustrated books written by his late father, Walter Dean Myers, including Harlem, Jazz, and Monster. He is the creative director of the Make Me a World imprint at Random House Children’s Books, committed to publishing stories that defy erasure, eliminate borders, respond to hard questions, and nurture dreams.

This is a free, public lecture. No tickets required.

Masks are required.

The lecture will also be livestreamed, and recorded and archived on our web site.  Livestream link.

The Charlotte Zolotow Lecture is sponsored by the Cooperative Children’s Book Center and the Friends of the CCBC. This event is part of the Wisconsin Book Festival.

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September 30, 2021
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Memorial Union, Great Hall
800 Langdon Street
Madison, 53706 United States
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