Serendipity

Happy Poetry Friday! I took the summer off from blogging and I’m glad to be back with you. This week’s host for the Poetry Friday link-up is Michelle Heidenrich Barnes at Today’s Little Ditty. ┬áMichelle’s blogging about the International Day of Peace (September 21) and invites us all to share a poem on the them […]

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Monday, 18 January 2016

It was one of those serendipitous moments. My friend, poet and educator J.C. Elkin. was asking about my debut children’s novel, THE LAST FIFTH GRADE OF EMERSON ELEMENTARY. “So, what’s it about?” This, fellow writers, is a question that strikes fear into the hearts of many novelists. As soon as these words fall from someone’s […]

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Laura Shovan

Laura Shovan is the author of the award-winning middle grade novel, The Last Fifth Grade of Emerson Elementary. Her second book, Takedown, is a Junior Library Guild and PJ Our Way selection. Look for A Place at the Table, co-written with Saadia Faruqi, in 2020. Laura is a poet-in-the-schools Maryland.

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