Suzanne's latest interview is available on iTunes, Part-Time Author Podcast. Interviewer, Genny Heikka says, "my friend and amazing Author Suzanne Morgan Williams shares about her writing journey, tips and advice for writers, and the story behind her middle grade novel, Bull Rider! Click here to access podcast, episode #23, in iTunes...
In September 2013, Suzanne celebrated literacy with a writing workshop at the Cody Public Library in Cody, Wyoming and look who showed up! A young steer rider named Delaney and her equally amazing twin sister, Cheyenne.
Suzanne Morgan Williams is happy to join First Book's Authors in Action. This organization delivers millions of new books to kids in underserved areas. Many of them have never owned a book. They literally receive their First Book. To see how your school, library, or youth program may qualify for free, new books, click here...
In March, the students of Clayton Middle School's Gifted and Talented program collected non-perishable supplies and cash donations for the Veteran's Guest House in Reno. As a thank you for their community service and support of veterans and their families, I donated a visit to their school to talk about my novel, Bull Rider. Click here for pictures and more...
During its summer conference, Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) named Suzanne Morgan Williams as its 2012 Member of the Year. Each summer, SCBWI presents this award to a member who has given outstanding service to the organization. SCBWI is a professional group of more than 20,000 members worldwide which I've volunteered with for many years.
Suzanne's book, Bull Rider, has been nominated for the Wyoming Library Association's Indian Paintbrush Award for 2012 - 2013. This award, sponsered by the Wyoming Library Association and the Wyoming State Reading Council, provides the opportunity for Wyoming youth in grades 4-6 to select a favorite book and honor its author. Its purpose is to help Wyoming students in grades 4-6:
- Become acquainted with the best contemporary authors
- Become aware of the qualities that make a good book
- Set a goal to read at least three good books
- To honor an author whose books Wyoming students have enjoyed.
To learn more about this award, visit the Wyoming Library Association website.