Please note that my travel calendar is now closed for the remainder of 2017.
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2017, June – Dec
June 21, 2017 Girls of Summer, Richmond Public Library, Main branch, 7 -9 PM. Special Guest author: Rita Williams Garcia
July 9 – 14, 2017, Highlights Foundation Summer Camp, Honesdale, PA.
July 19, 2017, The Curious Iguana Bookstore, 4 – 5 PM, youth writing workshop
July 19, 2017, 7 PM, Frederick Public Library, with Ellen Oh, Flying Lessons and Other Stories
August 14 – 15, 2017, SUNY, Oswego, New York OWI 2017 final flyer
September 2, 2017 National Book Festival, with Ellen Oh, Tim Tingle, and Kwame Alexander, Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC. Signing 12:30 – 1:30 Hall C. Panel 2:50 – 3:35 PM Children’s Green Stage Hall A.
September 11, 2017, school visit, Brentwood High School, Los Angeles, California
September 17, 2017, 12 PM, Brooklyn Book Festival, Telling Her Own Story. Girls are center stage on this panel with Tracey Baptiste, Dhonielle Clayton, Meg Medina, and Renée Watson as they discuss how their writing explores the complexities of girlhood and why it’s important for them to create bold, brave girls who, against many obstacles, find their way, speak their truth. Moderated by Moderator: Dhoneille Clayton
September 23, 2017, Arizona Council of Teachers of English conference, Phoenix, AZ
October 6, 2017, Riverside High School, Leesburg, VA
October 19 -20, 2017, Virginia Children’s Book Festival, Longwood University, Farmville, VA
November 2 – 4, 2017, VAASL conference, Westfields Marriott, Chantilly, VA Saturday morning breakfast panel (Lamar Giles, Ruta Sepetys, Wendy Shang, Madelyn Rosenberg) and break out session
November 11, 2017, 4 – 4:40 PM, Tesseract, fundraising event for Richmond Young Writers, 2707 West Cary Street, Richmond, VA
November 15, 2017, National Book Awards presentation in New York
November 17, 2017, NCTE conference, St. Louis, MO. 11 – 12:15, Voice and Choice in the HS Classroom, with me and Ellen Hopkins; 2 – 3 PM The Revolution of Latinx Lit and its role in the ELA classroom , with Matt de la Peña and Duncan Tonatiuh
***Latinx in Publishing Meet-and-Greet*** Mango Restaurant, 101 Washington Avenue, St. Louis, MO (walking distance from the convention center,) 7 PM. Take a break from the conference. Enjoy Peruvian-inspired appetizers and meet your favorite Latino authors, publishing professionals, and academics from the NCTE Latino Caucus. Cash bar.
November 19, 2017, Bookstore event, The Novel Neighbor, St. Louis, MO, details TBD
November 20, 2017, St. Louis MO Public library, evening program and day school visits
Nov 21, 2017, ALAN conference, morning Keynote speaker
February 1, 2017, George State University, Lecture on Diversity, Atlanta, GA
March 10, 2017, California Association of Teachers of English (CATE), annual conference (With Literacy and Justice for All,) San Diego, California, lunch keynote speaker, 12:30 – 2:30 pm
March 19, 2018, Kennesaw State University Literature Conference, KSU Center, Kennesaw, GA
March 27, 2018, Two authors in conversation: Meg Medina and Elizabeth Acevedo, the i too collective, New York, New York
April 9 – 14, 2018, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Susan Steinfirst Memorial Lecture and Steinfirst Artist-in-Residency program at Carrboro Elementary School
June 27, 2017, Shenandoah Children’s Literature Conference, Shenandoah University
Island Readers and Writers, Blueberry Harvest School, Maine (Details TBD: 2nd – 3rd week of August) Info: Ruth Feldman, 207-244-5111
October 19 – 20, 2018, Greater Washington Area Reading Council Conference, Washington DC. Details TK
October 19, 2019, Vegas Valley Festival of the Book