Minnesota Reading Association

SWMRC Spring Conference

  • 07 Apr 2011
  • Martin Luther College

April 7, 2011

Martin Luther College

New Ulm, Minnesot>

 Our guest speaker will be author Jonathan Friesen. Jonathan is . . .

  • A resident of Mora, Minnesota
  • A Fourteen-year public school teacher (both classroom and special ed.)
  • An expert on bullying prevention and intervention, teen isolation and ostracism, and a host of disability issues.
  • A captivating presenter who draws from his own life lived with Tourette Syndrome & Epilepsy
  • The author of Jerk, California and Rush (Penguin, USA), The Last Martin (Zondervan) and two works-in-progress with Puffin and Zondervan
  • The recipient of the American Library Association’s 2009 Schneider Family Book Award and the Library Media Connection’s Editor’s Choice Award for his debut novel, Jerk, California
  • The founder of WriteHomeStudio with the goal of raising up writers of excellence
  • A board member of the Minnesota Tourette Syndrome Association
Please join us for an educational and motivating evening. For information about his conference, contact Jill Morgan at jamorgs@hotmail.com. Please include SWMRC in the subject line of your email.
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