Naseem Hrab is the author of the Ira Crumb series, Weekend Dad, which was a finalist for the Governor General’s Literary Awards, and The Sour Cherry Tree. Her comedy writing has appeared on McSweeney's Internet Tendency and The Rumpus. Sometimes Naseem likes to get up on a stage and tell true stories. She loves improv and coffee ice cream. She worked as a librarian for a time and currently works in children's publishing.
With her signature combination of humour and heart, Naseem will:
• discuss the inspiration for her writing
• take kids on a journey from idea to manuscript to finished book
• give kids and teens tips for writing their own stories
• read from two books