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Workshops by Mary E. Lyons

The Writing Side of Children’s Literature is a dual-focus workshop for any adult interested in writing for young readers. Participants analyze the best of children’s literature while learning how to research, write, and revise fiction or nonfiction.

Originally a semester-long course for University of Virginia undergraduates, The Writing Side of Children’s Literature is now available in a compressed package. Choose a one-day, one weekend, or one-week workshop. Tuition depends on number of participants and travel time. Beginners welcome! Write to for details.