Tags: Academic Writing; Literacy; Literary Criticism

Karen Coats


Karen Coats is a professor of English at Illinois State University and the author of The Bloomsbury Introduction to Children’s and Young Adult Literature and Looking Glasses and Neverlands: Lacan, Desire, and Subjectivity in Children’s Literature. She has also coedited several books and written over 30 scholarly articles on the intersections of children’s literature and critical and cognitive literary theory.

Festival Years: 2018