Young Authors' Festival

A Celebration of Writing for Students in 3rd-5th Grades, their Parents, and Teachers

Young Authors' Festival 2017 | Saturday, November 11

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Everyone is invited to attend the Young Authors' Festival on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the University of Michigan-Dearborn's Mardigian Library.

The festival is FREE and open to the public.

Special Guest Speakers

Kristen Remenar and Matt Faulkner, Michigan author and illustrator duo of the picture book Groundhog's Dilemma are the special guest speakers. The event also includes fun breakout sessions for children to develop their writing and reading skills, and for adults to learn tips for supporting their children's literacy development.

Kristen Remenar and Matt Faulkner

Groundhog's Dilemma, 2015

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Important Dates!

  • Friday, October 13 : deadline for writing contest entries
  • Monday, October 16: first day of registration for the festival
  • Friday, November 3: reception and lecture for the "Golden Legacy" art exhibition
  • Saturday, November 11: half-day festival on campus
  • Saturday, November 18: half-day family event in Gallery
  • Oct 27- Dec. 15: "Golden Legacy" art exhibition in the Berkowitz Gallery
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Young Authors' Festival Sponsors