Meet Carol Hagen and Matt Faulkner,
author and illustrator of the children's book "The Night Henry Ford Met Santa"
at The University of Michigan-Dearborn's Mardigian Library
November 23, 2013


Children and adults will enjoy hearing Carol and Matt talk about their creative processes. Break-out sessions will focus on techniques and activities that can help children develop their writing skills. A book signing will be held in the Berkowitz Gallery in the Mardigian Library. A special exhibition of Matt's illustrations will be on display in the gallery along with original artwork from other illustrators.

Click here for event flyer.(pdf)

Young Authors' Festival Agenda

Young Authors' Festival Breakout Sessions

To register for this FREE event click here.

For a map and directions to The University of Michigan - Dearborn campus click here.

Young Authors' Festival Writing Contest

Henry Ford made his dream of building the first automobile a reality through hard work, dedication, and commitment. What are your dreams for your future? How do you plan to reach your dreams? Children can submit entries to the festival's writing contest. In honor of Henry Ford's 150th Birthday, the committee members of the Young Authors' Festival encourage you to delve deep into your dreams and express yourself with creativity and purpose.


Everyone is invited to attend the Young Authors' Festival held Saturday, November 23, 2013 at the University of Michigan-Dearborn Mardigian Library. Winners will be invited to read aloud their entries. Winning entries will be submitted to Michigan Reading Association's Kaleidoscope magazine.

Click here for more details and the contest flyer.(pdf)

For questions regarding the festival, please contact Sue Flannery at sasbury@umich.edu or 313-593-5236.

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