TITLE: Judith Viorst: 2008 National Book Festival
SPEAKER: Judith Viorst
EVENT DATE: 09/27/2008
RUNNING TIME: 31 minutes
Judith Viorst appears at the National Book Festival.
Speaker Biography: During her long and varied career, Judith Viorst has worked as a garment district model and children's book editor. She was a columnist for Redbook magazine for 25 years and worked for two years as a therapist following six years of training. In addition to her best-selling books of poetry for adults, including "I'm Too Young to Be Seventy: And Other Delusions" (2005), she has written science, adult fiction and nonfiction and three musicals that are still performed on stages around the country. Her famous picture and poetry books for children include her latest book, "Nobody Here But Me" (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, August 2008). She lives in the District of Columbia.
SERIES: National Book Festival 2008