Janet Ruth Heller will be conducting a workshop and participating in a panel at the Michigan Reading Association Conference at Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan, March 19-20, 2016. She will present a workshop about “Using Poems to Get Teenagers to Write” on Saturday, March 19 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Room 251 B. She will be speaking about “Recent Multicultural Literature for Children” on a panel on Sunday March 20 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. in Room 336. Janet will also be available to autograph her books for children: her award-winning fiction picture book about bullying, How the Moon Regained Her Shape (Arbordale, 2006; rpt. 2012) and her chapter book about sibling rivalry The Passover Surprise (Fictive Press, 2015). The Cobo Center is located at 1 Washington Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226.