Writer | Editor | Educator
Lecturer and Teacher
As a nationally recognized expert, I often give lectures and seminars all over the country on writing, taking standardized tests, learning effective study skills, speaking in public with confidence, writing as a career, and enjoying literature. I’d like to help you, too!
My recent seminars include:
As the guest of honor, I organized and ran an exciting one-hour “Complete Idiot’s Guide to The Tempest with the festival’s talented actors.
I served as the “Vocabulary Judge” in the Word of the Day final contest, chosen for my expertise as a professor and author of numerous vocabulary books.
St. Louis Jewish Book Festival, St. Louis, MO
In each case, I spoke on my book The Portable Jewish Mother.
I helped high school students craft successful personal essays for their college applications.
Hempstead/Uniondale Rotary Club
In each case, I ran a Poetry Workshop/Writing Seminar.
I gave a four part seminar, 2 hours each session, to the staff of the Girl Scout Service Center in Uniondale, NY.
I lectured at the North Babylon Public Library in celebration of
“That Damned Mob of Scribbling Women”
I have an extensive seminar series on Journal Writing.
I addressed over 75 women on the topic of writing and publishing.
I gave a series of writing presentations through the “Senior Connection” program.
I ran these seminars for years, gathering a loyal, talented following of writers.
Creative Writing Seminar at the North Babylon Public Library
I gave a four-session creative writing seminar for adults.
You can also arrange for me to visit your school through one of my publishers, Scholastic.com.
Here’s what the people at Scholastic, the world’s largest publishers of children’s books, said about me: