Zena Sutherland Lecture
Join us for the 31st Annual Zena Sutherland Lecture:
“Writer vs. Author”
Presented by Linda Sue Park
Cosponsored by the Chicago Public Library, the Sutherland Lecture Committee and the University of Chicago
Friday, May 3, 2013, 7:30 p.m.
Chicago Public Library
Harold Washington Library Center
Cindy Pritzker Auditorium
400 S. State Street
Use Plymouth Court Entrance. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. The event begins at 7:30, with a reception to follow.
This is a free event, but registration is mandatory. Chicago Public Library staff and guests may register online through Eventbrite. After you have completed your ticket order, you will receive a confirmation email. Please print out the ticket that is attached to that email and bring it with you to the event. The printout confirms your registration.
Seating in the auditorium will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Please note that books will not be sold at this event, and there will be no author signing.
The Sutherland Lecture honors the late Zena Sutherland, professor emeritus and retired editor of the Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books.
There are several parking facilities within walking distance of the Harold Washington Library Center.
If you have any other questions regarding this event, please call (312) 747-4780.
More about Zena Sutherland
Zena Sutherland was one of the best-known reviewers of children’s literature. Many of her works may be found within the Chicago Public Library collections, including the following noteworthy works:
The Arbuthnot Anthology of Children’s Literature
By May Hill Arbuthnot; revised by Zena Sutherland
Lothrop, Lee & Shepard, 1976
The Best in Children’s Books: The University of Chicago Guide to Children’s Literature, 1985-1990
By Zena Sutherland, Betsy Hearne and Roger Sutton
University of Chicago Press, 1991
Children and Books
By Zena Sutherland and May Hill Arbuthnot; chapters contributed by Dianne L. Monson
The Orchard Book of Nursery Rhymes
Rhymes chosen by Zena Sutherland, pictures by Faith Jaques
Orchard Books, 1990