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Grub Street: The Young and the Brave
Grub Street's Launch Lab presents authors Donna Pincus, Susan Carlton, and Kathryn Burak
December 10, 2012
Harvard Book Store
1256 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138
This event is free; no tickets are required.
Harvard Book Store is pleased to welcome psychologist DONNA PINCUS and YA novelists SUSAN CARLTON and KATHRYN BURAK for a reading of their books and a panel discussion about adversity and teens.
How do you grow brave teens – in literature and in reality? Two teen novelists and one psychologist talk about facing tough choices and coming out the other side braver and better. Claire, the narrator of Kathryn Burak’s YA novel, Emily’s Dress and Other Missing Things, is nearly paralyzed by grief over her mother’s death and best friend’s disappearance. Chloe, the protagonist of Susan Carlton’s YA novel, Love and Haight, is in search of an abortion in San Francisco, circa 1971, but finds even in the land of easy love, some things aren’t so easy. And Dr. Donna Pincus, Director of the Child and Adolescent Fear and Anxiety Treatment Program at the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders at Boston University and author of the non-fiction book, Growing Up Brave: Expert Strategies for Helping Your Child Overcome Fear, Stress and Anxiety offers strategies for helping teens today to face daily stress and adversity with self-confidence, warding off anxiety disorders and promoting a lifetime of bravery.
About the Launch Lab:
These days, authors, no matter how they are published, are frequently on their own when it comes to marketing and promoting their books. Publishers now expect their authors to be active partners in the marketing process, cultivating their audience with all the new tools available to them via social media and innovative marketing. In the midst of all these changes and this unavoidable reality, Grub Street seeks to build community and share expertise around these crucial new responsibilities.
The Launch Lab is a pioneering program that will equip writers with the knowledge and tools they need to be effective in their efforts while also facilitating friendships and community so that they remain inspired, connected, and engaged in the process.
For more information on The Launch Lab, click here!
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