YCIS Shanghai Sponsors Literary Festival

Living up to its motto to align with culture and arts, YCIS Shanghai is proud to sponsor the 10thA�AnnualA�Shanghai International Literary Festival, hosted by M on the Bund. The festival will run from February 29thA�to March 18thA�and will be attended by bestselling authorA�Amy Tan, Pulitzer Prize recipient Edward P. Jones, andA�The Simpsonsa�� legendary creator Matt Groening.

In past years, YCIS Shanghai students had the joy of welcoming Festival authors to share their works at the school. In 2010, childrena��s author Sarah Brennan came to YCIS Shanghai to readA�The Tale of Rhonda Rabbit, part of her book series based on the twelve Chinese zodiac animals.

Tom Ulmet, Superintendent of YCIS in China, expresses enthusiasm towards the sponsorship: a�?M Literary Festivals shares our value in cultivating our studentsa�� appreciation for literature in all its forms. A venture that brings together talents from pop culture and the Pulitzer Prize circle encourages students to look beyond differences, a critical skill for theA�global citizensA�we nurture at YCIS.a�?

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