Distance Learning Children’s Literature MA Virtual Open Day

You are invited to participate in Roehampton’s MA/PGDip Children’s Literature by Distance Learning virtual open day on Tuesday 19 July 2011. This event will provide you with an overview of the course and give you the chance to tour our online learning environment.

You will also be able to ask any questions you might have about the academic and practical elements of studying at a distance.

To book your place on the virtual open day, please email Dr Alison Waller (MA Children’s Literature programme convenor) – a.waller@roehampton.ac.uk and provide your full name, country of residence and date of birth.

More information about this exciting event can be found on our website: http://moodle.roehampton.ac.uk​/external/course/view.php?id=5


About Laura Atkins

I am a children's book author and editor who has worked in the children's book field for over twenty years. My published books include picture book SLED DOG DACHSHUND (illustrated by An Phan), and the middle grade biography FRED KOREMATSU SPEAKS UP (co-written with Stan Yogi, illustrated by Yutaka Houlette). This is the first in the Fighting for Justice series - the next book about Biddy Mason to be co-written with Arisa White will come out in February 2019. I spent seven years in editorial departments in the United States where I helped to produce winners of the Coretta Scott King Award and American Library Association Notable Book selections, among others. I continued to work as a freelance editor and as a Senior Lecturer at the National Centre for Research in Children's Literature (NCRCL) at Roehampton University in London. Now based in Berkeley, California, I work with clients all over the world. I have an MA in Children's Literature from Roehampton University, and an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts. My website is www.lauraatkins.com.

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