|Greek revival ceiling at Cipriani Wall Street.|
|Rebecca with Anne and Gary Schmidt.|
Gary was the wonderful leader of our judging panel.
|Bar, Wall Street Cipriani.|
|Judith Ortiz Cofer with Rachel and Steve Sheinkin, |
Finalist in Young People's Literature for Bomb.
|Our panel's star, Susan Cooper...|
(Susan Cooper Cronym)
|With my daughter Rebecca.|
|Table companions, poets Dana Levin and Patrick Rosal,|
judges for the poetry award.
|Author Sophia Quintero with Patrick Rostal.|
|Cipriani Wall Street.|
|Picked Sagittarius and Scorpio, as my birthday lands|
on the cusp between them.
|With Judith Ortiz Cofer. Devoured by judge-corsages.|
|Fellow YPL panelist Daniel Ehrenhaft, author and now head |
of the Soho Teen imprint, along with his wife Jessica,
a vice president at Scholastic.
|Rebecca Beatrice Miller in her new pixie cut, all curls gone!|
Judges Susan Orlean and Judith Shulevitz in the background.
|Table 55 assembling...|
|Judith Ortiz Cofer and Rebecca.|