I am so excited! Vanessa Irvin Morris will be presenting a Public Library Association webinar on Urban Fiction called Street Smart: Urban Fiction in Public Libraries! Register for the May 15, 2013 webinar here.
Participants will leave the webinar with the ability to:
*Understand the evolution of street lit as we know it today
*Articulate the difference between urban fiction and street lit
*Refer to established resources for the purpose of collection development and readers advisory
During this 1 hour long webinar, Vanessa will be:
highlighting the popular literary genre, street lit, also known as urban fiction. Morris will not only explore the historical context for the genre as well as the characteristics and sub-genres, she’ll also provide concrete ideas for collection development, readers’ advisory and programming.
She also has a great website: www.streetliterature.com.