|Lesléa Newman is available to come to your college campus, conference or community to present the following:|
He Continues To Make A Difference:
How Can You Be a Lesbian? You're Jewish!
The Gender Dance: Picture Books that Challenge Stereotypes
Heather's Mommies Get Married
Poetry = Life: an AIDS Reading
"Lesléa's presentation, "He Continues to Make a Difference: The Story of Matthew Shepard" - is not to be missed. If you wish to expose your students or your community to poetry of the finest quality, a message of depth and kindness, and an experience that will remain with them forever, book Lesléa Newman today." "Ms. Newman recently visited our campus and spoke to a crowd of over 400 students. Her wit, charm and strong presence was captivating, and the information provided was timely and relevant to the struggles of Gay, Lesbian and Bisexuals on campus. I was thoroughly impressed with Ms. Newman as she openly and honestly addressed the crowd, riveting them to their seats with her words."
"Ms. Newman recently visited our campus and spoke to a crowd of over 400 students. Her wit, charm and strong presence was captivating, and the information provided was timely and relevant to the struggles of Gay, Lesbian and Bisexuals on campus. I was thoroughly impressed with Ms. Newman as she openly and honestly addressed the crowd, riveting them to their seats with her words."
|Appearances||Poetry By The Sea Conference, Madison, CT - Stonewall Educational Center, Ft. Lauderdale, FL - Portland Public Library, Portland, ME - Arne Nixon Center For Children’s Literature, Fresno, CA - Powerhouse Books, Brooklyn, NY - Jewish Public Library, Montreal, Canada - Macduffie School, Granby, MA - Florida Council of Teachers of English Conference, Lake Mary, FL - University of South Florida, Tampa, FL - Berea College, Berea KY - University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada - Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington, Washington, DC - Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield, MA - Indiana University of Pennsylvania - New England Library Association Conference - University of Pittsburgh, Bradford Campus - Southern California Teachers of English Conference - New York Institute of Technology, Westbury, NY - University of New England - Waynflete Academy, Portland, ME - Peaks Island Public Library - University of Alberta Visiting Human Rights Lectureship - Creating Change Conference - Northampton Williston Academy - Greater Boston PFLAG - True Colors Conference - Jericho High School, Jericho, NY - Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT - New England Librarian Conference - New England Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators Conference - Massachusetts Poetry Festival - Brattleboro Literary Festival - Skokie Public Library - National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Conference - Appalachian State University, Boone, NC - University of Alabama in Huntsville - State University of New York at New Paltz - The Wheatley School, Old Westbury, NY - Northampton Williston School, Easthampton, MA - Shreiber High School, Port Washington, NY - Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators New England Conference - Greater Boston Area PFLAG - Peak's Island Public Library, Peak's Island, ME - Jericho High School, Jericho, NY - Rainbow Book Fair, New York, NY - True Colors Conference, Storrs, CT - Creating Change Conference - Nehirim, Jewish LGBT Student Retreat, Boston, MA - LGBT World Conference, Winnipeg, CANADA - Radford University Virginia - Michigan State University - Quinnipiac College - Landmark College - Temple Israel, W. Bloomfield, MI - Ohio University - The Ohio State University - Ithaca College - Wells College - St. Joseph's University - Bucknell University - Brown University - North Dakota State University - New Hampshire State Librarians Conference - UCLA, Los Angeles, CA - Southwestern University, Georgetown, TX - University of Illinois at Chicago - Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA - Washington Univeristy, St. Louis, MO - Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH - Marshall University, Huntington, WV - Bryant College, Smithfield, RI - Vermont State Librarian Conference, Burlington, VT - Indiana University, Bloomington, IN - Dartmouth College - New York State Librarians Association - Louisiana Librarian Association Conference - Westfield State College - St. Lawrence College - Bates College - University of Florida - Colorado State University - University of Oregon - Portland State University - University of Delaware - University of Iowa - Wellesley College - Westminister College - Florida State University - University of West Virginia - University of Colorado at Boulder - Congregation Ohav Shalom (Albany, NY) - Keene State College - Jewish Community Association of Austin, TX - Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center (Newton, MA) - Pennsylvania College of Technology - Rowe Conference Center - Bradley University - Kent State University - Wright State University - Barnard College - Kansas State University - Ramapo College - University of North Dakota - Central Connecticut State University - Middlesex Community College - Johns Hopkins University - Tufts University - New Jersey Library Association Conference (Keynote speaker) - University of Illinois at Champagne-Urbana - Kutztown University - Kansas University - Northampton High School - Youngstown University (Shermer Scholar- in-Residence) - National Writers Conference - University of Wyoming - Fordham University - Columbia University - University of Rhode Island - Portland State University - Wesleyan University - Bowdoin College - University of Southern Maine - Haverford College - Williams College - State University of New York at Cortland - Salem State College - The College of Staten Island - Massachusetts Library Association - Montel Williams Show - Jenny Jones Show - Word is Out - Greater Boston Business Council - The Writer's Voice of Scottsdale, Arizona - Harvard University - Lewis and Clark College - Princeton University - Smith College - State University of New York at Oswego - University of Minnesota - University of Vermont - University of Wisconsin - State University of New York at Oneonta - Rowe Conference Center - Indiana State University - Grinnell College - Beloit College - Lesley College - Georgia Southern University - University of Nevada - Passaic County Community College, Distinguished Poets Series - National Association of College Activities - National Women's Studies Association Conference - Ball State University - Texas A&M University - Florida International University - St. Mark's Poetry Project - Hoboken Arts Celebration - Trinity College - WOW Café - Congregation Beth Simchat Torah - Congregation Or Chadash - Printer's Row Book Fair - Manhattanville College - University of Judaism - Alaska Pride Conference - Homophobia and Public Life Conference - University of Massachusetts - Poetry on the Loose - In Our Own Write - Cabrillo College - Outwrite Lesbian and Gay Writers Conference - Am Tikva - Mt. Holyoke College - Outspoken Literary Series - Telling Tales: Brookline Library Reading Series - Hobart & Willam Smith Colleges - University of Louisville - Queens Borough Public Library - University of Connecticut - Boston University - Butch Femme Society - Albany Medical Center - New York University - Amherst College - Hampshire College - Marsh Chapel Poetry Series - Olivet College - Penn State University - DIFFA western Mass. - Bailiwick Theatre - National Women's Music Festival - Worcester Gay and Lesbian Pride - Perspectives in Children's Literature Conference - Earlham College - Greenfield Community College - Midwest Bisexual, Lesbian, and Gay College Conference - State University of New York at Geneseo - Pittsburg State University - Western Michigan University - Valparaiso University - University of New Hampshire - Metroplitan State College - University of Memphis|
|Contact Info||Lesléa Newman|
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