Change Location × Amherst, MA

    Recent Locations

      Author Talks: Jane Yolen in Amherst


      • Author Talks: Jane Yolen Photo #1
      1 of 1
      December 5, 2019

       

      University of Massachusetts
      Amherst, Massachusetts 01003

      Map
      Performers:
      • No Performers Listed
      EVENT DETAILS
      Author Talks: Jane Yolen

      Jane Yolen, often called the "Hans Christian Andersen of America," is the author of nearly 400 books, including Owl Moon, The Devil's Arithmetic, and How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight. She is particularly known for the "Pit Dragon" series of young adult fantasy novels. Yolen is perhaps best known as a writer of original folk and fairy tales and fables with a strong moral core. She has won many awards, including two Nebulas, three World Fantasy Awards, a Caldecott, two Golden Kite Awards, the Jewish Book Award, two Christopher Medals, and the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement. Six colleges and universities have given her honorary doctorates, including UMass Amherst.

      Cost: Free admission

      Categories: University & Alumni

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.