ALSC invites members to suggest names for the Arbuthnot Lectureship established in 1968 and given annually to honor May Hill Arbuthnot.
The award is given to an individual of distinction who shall prepare and present a paper which shall be a significant contribution to the field of children’s literature. The individual should have made an impact on the world of children’s literature and has the potential to make an additional contribution to the field through the Lectureship. The Lecturer may be related to the field of children’s literature in any area: author, illustrator, editor, publisher, professor of children’s literature, reviewer, art director, etc. and need not be a resident or citizen of the United States.
To suggest an individual for this award, please submit the following information: Name; professional title/occupation; biographical sketch; justification for consideration; and major publications of the individual in a Word attachment to chair Sue McCleaf Nespeca at firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline for submission is April 15, 2013.