TITLE: Siobhan Vivian & Jenny Han: 2012 National Book Festival
SPEAKER: Siobhan Vivian, Jenny Han
EVENT DATE: 2012/09/23
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 43 minutes
TRANSCRIPT: View Transcript (link will open in a new window)
Siobhan Vivian and Jenny Han appear at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
Speaker Biography: While growing up in New Jersey, Siobhan Vivian got into trouble for such things as constantly talking out of turn, bringing a stray dog into school in a shopping cart, passing notes to her friends, telling jokes, sneaking out and not doing her homework. Vivian has been an editor of several New York Times best-selling novels at Alloy Entertainment and a scriptwriter for The Disney Channel. She currently teaches Writing Youth Literature at the University of Pittsburgh. She and Jenny Han have written "Burn for Burn."
Speaker Biography: The author of "Shug," "The Summer I Turned Pretty," "It's Not Summer Without You" and "We'll Always Have Summer," Jenny Han has also written the chapter book "Clara Lee and the Apple Pie Dream." Han works as a young-adult librarian in New York City. She and Siobhan Vivian have just published "Burn for Burn."
SERIES: National Book Festival 2012