Grant Wood AEA Young Writers' Conference
Registration begins February 2018

A celebration of student writing for 4th and 5th grade students

Grant Wood AEA Young Writers' Conference

Conference Date:
Thursday, May 3, 2018
9 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.
(check-in begins at 8:30 a.m.)

Coe College, 1220 First Avenue NE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Guest Author: Jill Esbaum
Author of several award winning fiction books such as “Teeny, Tiny Toady,” “Tom’s Tweets,” and “I am Cow, Hear Me Moo!” Also the author of several nonfiction “Explore My World” books for National Geographic Kids. Jill also recently published a new book titled “Frankenbunny.” Learn more about Jill at

Grant Wood AEA is pleased to offer the Young Writers’ Conference for 4th and 5th grade students. Accompanied by a teacher from their school, students will attend an author session, a workshop session, and a sharing session where students will share samples of their own writing. Concurrent learning sessions also available for teachers during the conference.

$12 per student
(limited to 180 students)

Registration Materials:
How to Register - 2018
School Registration Form - 2018
Student Registration Form - 2018
Book Order Form - 2018
Event Flyer
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