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CANCELED: KidLitCon 2020

When

Friday March 27, 2020: 9:00am to 7:00pm

Where

Downtown Library

Description

Due to circumstances beyond our control, this event has been canceled. We apologize for the inconvenience.

KidLitCon is an annual conference for people who care about and/or blog about children’s and young adult literature. AADL hosts the 2020 conference featuring over 50 speakers and various sessions ranging from picture books, poetry and social justice, families in fiction, graphic novels, to how to pitch a manuscript. Keynote speakers include: Dawn Quigley, Arree Chung, and Jasmine Warga.

Friday Schedule:

KidLitCon | Opening and Morning Keynote with Dawn Quigley / 1st Floor Lobby

Session 1A: Empowering Engagement through Picture Books / Lower Level Multi-Purpose Room

Session 1B: YA Lit: Who is Our Audience? / Lower Level Secret Lab

Session 2A: Using Genre to See the World More Clearly / Lower Level Multi-Purpose Room

Session 2B: What Makes a Good Review? / Lower Level Secret Lab

Lunch Break

Session 3A: Historical Fiction for Today's Kids / Lower Level Multi-Purpose Room

Session 3B: Picture Books, Poetry, and Social Justice: Creating and using picture books to address social justice and encourage civic engagement / Lower Level Secret Lab

Session 4A: Science Meets Story: STEM in fiction / Lower Level Multi-Purpose Room

Session 4B: Families in Fiction for Children and Teens / Lower Level Secret Lab

Session 5A: Publishing: The Indie Author Revolution / Lower Level Multi-Purpose Room

Session 5B: Decolonizing the Library / Lower Level Secret Lab

KidLitCon | Evening Keynote with Arree Chung / 1st Floor Lobby

Author Meet & Mingle / 1st Floor Lobby

 

View the KidLitCon schedule for Saturday, March 28th here!

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