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|Workshop Name:||MARRT - Faith in Fiction - Exploring Religious Fiction|
|Workshop Date:||October 17, 2006|
|Workshop Time:||9:00 - 3:30|
Mid-Continent Library Administrative Center
Kaite Stover - Kansas City Public Library
Andrea Kempf - Johnson County Community College Library
Donna Jo Atwood - Olathe Public Library
Deborah Bryan - Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library
Nancy Moser, Author
Judith Miller, Author
Trish Downey - Johnson County Library
Publishers predict religious books to be the largest category of increased sales from 2005-2009. (Book Industry Trends 2005). This includes religious fiction, fiction in which faith plays a part.
This workshop will help library staff understand the appeal of religious fiction (Christian and non-Christian) and help find suggestions for readers. Two Christian inspirational fiction authors, Nancy Moser and Judith Miller, will be giving talks at lunchtime. Get bibliographies and references to Internet resources to help with religious fiction readers' advisory and collection development.
9:00 - 9:15 Registration
9:25 - 2:45 Sex and the Single Christian GAl - Chick Lit for Readers With Faith & Fabulous Shoes (Kaite Stover)
9:45 - 10:05 Spiritual Fiction for Other Faiths - A Look at Some Titles from Judaism, Hinduism, Islam, Buddhism, etc. (Andrea Kempf)
10:05 - 10:20 Golden Oldies - Historical Overview of Christian Fiction form Pilgrims Progress to classics from the 1970's (Donna Jo Atwood)
10:20 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 11:45 It's Not Your Grandmother's Christian Fiction Anymore: Characteristic Books of the Genre and Current Trends (Deborah Bryan)
11:45 - 12:15 Lunch Provided. Vegetarian option available.
12:15 - 1:05 Authors make their books available for sales and signing
1:05 - 1:15 Break
1:15 - 1:30 Book Talk Time - Tell About a Title You or Your Patron Liked or Didn't (one to two minutes per book) (Information and for anyone who wants to book talk)
1:30 - 2:00 Inspiring but Not Inspirational - Fiction for Readers Who Don't Want Violence, Sex, Rough Language or Religion (Kaite Stover)
2:00 - 2:15 Break
2:15 - 3:00 Readers' Advisory and Collection Development Sources in print and on the Internet (Trish Downey)
3:00 - 3:30 Wrap Up - Door Prizes,
Announcements & Religious Fiction trivia game
|Workshop Certification:||There are no specific certifications associated with this workshop.|
|CEU Credits:||6 CEU credits|
How to Register:
THREE EASY WAYS TO REGISTER:
Fax: (816) 461-0966
Phone: (816) 521-7257
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MARRT Member: $50
KCTrains/KCMLIN Member Prepaid:
Refund & Credit Policy:
Full refunds or credits are available for cancellations made a minimum of seven days prior to the workshop minus a $5.00 administrative fee.
You can transfer to another workshop a minimum of seven days before the workshop with no administrative fee.
Cancellations made less than seven days prior to a workshop receive no refunds or credits.
Last Updated 8/17/06