This is a thrill. I’ve been invited to speak about Sari-Sari Storybooks at the June 8 Meetup for the Society of Children’s Book Writers + Illustrators, Manila chapter. I’ll talk about the project, it’s structure, and why I think it’s vital to support Filipino languages via children’s books. Alyssa Sarmiento, co-author of “Melo the Umang-Boy,” will also share some of her process in developing the Ivatan story in Batanes.
If you are an illustrator, writer, translator, or simply interested in making kids’ books, join us. I’d love to talk to you. Perhaps we can work together in the future.
Booktalk, SCBWI Manila
Monday, June 8, 6-8 pm
Figaro Café, 3rd floor, Greenbelt 3, Makati
P20 fee for non-SCBWI members. (And be nice, buy a drink.)