Jen Bryant is the award-winning author of numerous picture book
biographies, as well as five books of poetry and five novels in verse.
You may know that she is a prolific writer and writing instructor, but
there's more to Jen than that! She has worked on a road crew, as a bank
teller, and a cross-country coach, among other interesting jobs. She is
an avid Phillies fan, and loves smaller museums. A favorite is the
American Visionary Museum in Baltimore. She will be talking to us about
how to strip your story down to its essence. Now that's a good thing to