WOW Teen Reading Ambassadors Present Kathleen Glasgow

Kathleen GlasgowWOW Teen Reading Ambassadors invite you to meet Kathleen Glasgow.

This conversation focuses on How to Make Friends with the Dark. From the New York Times best-selling author of Girl in Pieces comes a novel about love and loss and learning how to continue when it feels like you’re surrounded by darkness. Here is what happens when your mother dies. It’s the brightest day of summer and it’s dark.

The program includes a brief presentation, a question and answer period and time for snacks and personal interactions with the author. The UA BookStores offers books for sale and autographing during this event. The workshop also includes two free hours of professional development, so invite your favorite teacher.

Free parking is available at the surface parking lot north of the intersection of First and Vine. Paid parking is available at the Second St. Garage next door to the College of Education. Located just off of the 2nd St. streetcar stop.

To request disability-related accommodations that would ensure your full participation in this event, please email wow@email.arizona.edu  or call 520.621.9340.

Teen Reading Ambassador author meetings occur every other month throughout the academic year and are open to the public. This free program for area high school students encourages teens to promote reading in their own contexts. Additional information on the Teen Reading Ambassadors is available on our website.

Event details may change. More information to follow.

Pine Reads Presents

Pine Reads Review

Pine Reads brings YA authors Kathleen Glasgow, Stephanie Elliot and Kelly deVos to Worlds of Words. Please join us to discuss the value of difficult topics on YA literature.

Kathleen Glasgow’s Girl In Pieces (in paperback April 10, 2018) has been named to best of lists by The New York Public Library, Amazon, TAYSHA, Goop, TeenVogue, BN Teen, Refinery29, EW.com and TeenReads. Her second young adult novel will be published by Random House/Delacorte in 2019.

Stephanie Elliot’s Sad Perfect is the story of a 16-year-old girl with ARFID, Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder, a unique eating disorder. This is a heartbreaking, visceral perspective on disease, love and recovery.

Kelly deVos’s Fat Girl On a Plane comes out this June and is told in dual Fat and Skinny perspectives, about smart fashion, pursuing your dreams, and loving yourself.

The panel also includes an MD from COPE Community Services.

Books will be available for purchase at the event.

Pine Reads Review (formerly Tucson Tales) is an online YA publication showcasing new and established writers. Run by undergraduates at the University of Arizona, they strive to be a resource for young adult readers and writers alike.

This event is sponsored by the University of Arizona College of Medicine.

Event details may change, so check back for updates.