4/22: Workshop for Wordsmiths – In celebration of National Poetry Month, bestselling author Lisa Papademetriou is talking rhythm! Reggae, merengue, funk, pop, and salsa will provide examples of meter and inspiration. This informal workshop will help writers create their own unique blend of rhythms in fresh poetry. This program was made possible by the Betsy Hotel and City of Miami Beach Cultural Affairs Dept. REGISTER HERE
4/23: Get Your Grammar On… Before Finals – Lisa Papademetriou at Florida International University – Presented at part of The Betsy Writers for Young Readers Program, Lisa will present a workshop on writing for young adults at FIU Main Campus, Rm. CP 145. This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. REGISTER HERE
Lisa Papademetriou is the author of numerous books for young readers, including Sixth-Grade Glommers, Norks, and Me; How to Be a Girly Girl in Just Ten Days; the Accidentally Fabulous series; and, most recently, the Confectionately Yours series.
Her books have been named among the Best of the Year by Family Fun Magazine, the New York Public Library, and Bank Street College, and have appeared on several state award lists, including the Texas Lone Star List. Lisa has worked in an editorial capacity for Scholastic, Alloy, Harper Collins, and Disney Press, and is currently enrolled in the MFA program at Vermont College of Fine Arts.