Shannon Stocker’s debut picture book CAN U SAVE THE DAY (Sleeping Bear Press) released in 2019. Her next PB, LISTEN: HOW ONE DEAF GIRL CHANGED PERCUSSION (NF PB bio about Evelyn Glennie), comes out with Dial/Random House in 2022, and several of Shannon’s nonfiction essays have been published in Chicken Soup for the Soul. Shannon currently serves as SCBWI social co-director for Louisville, a judge for Rate Your Story, a ninja for 12x12, and she created the blog series, Pivotal Moments: inHERview, highlighting transitional life stories of female picture book authors (http://www.shannonstocker.com/blog/). Cool facts: Currently writing her memoir, Shannon is a medical school graduate, a coma survivor, an RSD/CRPS patient and advocate, and a singer/songwriter who once performed two songs, including one original, as part of an opening act for Blake Shelton. She can be found online at www.shannonstocker.com, on Facebook (Shannon Otto Stocker/Shannon Stocker Author), and on Twitter/Instagram @iwriteforkidz. Shannon is represented by Allison Remcheck of Stimola Literary Studio.
Join Shannon for a read-aloud of her picture book, CAN U SAVE THE DAY, followed by an interactive sing-along. If older kids attend, we’ll also chat a little about plot… Read More »Storytime Sing-Along with Shannon Stocker (ages 3-8)
In this interactive session, we will chat about different types of meter used in many lyrical manuscripts (poetry, rhyming picture books, writing in verse), as well as a few of… Read More »Meter Matters: Poetic Pearls of Wisdom with Shannon Stocker (ages 11 and up)