Workshop Series on Writing for Older Children and Young Teens Launched

Ken Spillman Conducting the WorkshopThe first stage of workshops on Writing Fiction for Older Children and Young Teens conducted
by the famous Australian author Dr.Ken Spillman was held successfully at NILIS from 26–28
February.

A total of 10 participants including both published authors and novices attended.

The workshop series was conceived and organized by the Sri Lanka Section of the International
Board on Books for Young People (IBBY), of which Dr.Spillman is a Goodwill Ambassador. As
the academic partner, NILIS is the facilitator of the workshop series. The second and third
stages of the workshops will be held in June and September this year.

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