Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards Ceremony
Friday, October 2, 2015

Presentation of the 2015 Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards to the winning and honored authors and illustrators, sponsored by The Horn Book and Boston Globe. Immediately following the Awards Ceremony, join us for book signings and a reception hosted by the Center for the Study of Children’s Literature at Simmons College.2015 BGHB Winners

NOTE: Registration for the 2015 Horn Book at Simmons Colloquium includes admittance to The Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards ceremony.


Horn Book at Simmons Colloquium: TRANSFORMATIONS
Saturday, October 3, 2015
8:30 am – 4:00 pm

8:30 AM | Registration and breakfast

9:00 AM | Welcome: Roger Sutton & Cathryn Mercier

9:15 AM | Keynote: The World that Changes
Susan Cooper, 1973 Boston Globe–Horn Book Award Winner, The Dark Is Rising.

10:00 AM | Bringing History to the Page
Candace Fleming, Nonfiction Winner, The Family Romanov
Anne Schwartz, Publisher, Schwartz & Wade Books

11:00 AM | Dialogue I: How Do I Make You Laugh, Too?
Jon Agee, Picture Book Honor, It’s Only Stanley
Maeve Visser Knoth, Judge, 2015 Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards

11:30 AM | Book Signing

12:00 PM | Lunch and Breakout Sessions

1:00 PM | “It’s a manuscript until I say it’s a book”: The Editors Speak
David Gale (Simon & Schuster)
Elizabeth Bicknell (Candlewick Press)
Nancy Paulsen (Nancy Paulsen Books)
Rosemary Brosnan (HarperTeen)

2:00 PM | Dialogue II: Bringing Baba Yaga Home
Gregory Maguire, Fiction Honor, Egg and Spoon
Jessica Tackett MacDonald, Judge, 2015 Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards

2:30 PM | Do I Need Words With That? Transformation and Collaboration
Marla Frazee, Picture Book Winner, The Farmer and the Clown
Allyn Johnston, Beach Lane Books

3:30 PM | Dialogue III: When Life Provides the Story
Neal Shusterman, Fiction Honor, Challenger Deep
Barbara Scotto, Chair, 2015 Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards

4:00 PM | Closing Remarks and Reception




$99.00 early bird rate before September 7!

Includes admittance to both events

Half price admission available
for students!


Center for the Study of Children’s Literature
Simmons College
300 The Fenway
Boston, MA


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