Janet Heller speaks March 16th at the Michigan Reading Association Convention in Detroit on the topic "Using Stories and Nonfiction for Kids to Combat Bullying." She will also autograph her book How the Moon Regained Her Shape and participate in a breakfast for authors and teachers. Then, on March 19th at 5:15 pm., she reads, answers questions, and autographs her book at the YMCA in Portage, Michigan, at 2900 W. Centre. For more information, phone 269-324-9622.
On March 21 at 9 a.m. she gives another reading from her book at Comstock North Elementary School at 3100 N. 26th St. in Comstock, Michigan.
She speaks on a panel called "Beyond Tolerance and into Respect with Children's Choices" at the International Reading Association conference in Atlanta, Georgia, on May 7 at 9 a.m.
Here are some recent publications by Janet Heller:
"Franchising the Disenfranchised: Improving the Lot of Visiting Faculty and Adjuncts, Gypsy Scholars, Migrant Teachers and the Global Academic Proletariat," ed. Rudolphus Teeuwen and Steffen Hantke (Amsterdam and New York: Rodopi, 2007): 79-85.
"Returning to Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin" (creative nonfiction), Midwestern Miscellany 35 (Spring/Fall 2007): 55-59.