Center for Children's Literature Blog

Category: Conferences

Duncan Tonatiuh
Conferences

Diverse Voices in Latinx Children’s Literature Mini-Conference, Saturday, March 9, 2019

The Center for Children’s Literature at Bank Street College of Education is thrilled to announce its second mini-conference focusing on Latinx Children’s Literature. The event will take place this year at Bank Street’s 112th Street address. Author and illustrator Duncan Tonatiuh will be our keynote speaker. Duncan is the recipient of the Pura Belpré and Sibert […]

Adam Gidwitz / Inquisitor's Tales
Conferences

BookFest @ Bank Street 2018!

The Center for Children’s Literature at Bank Street College is thrilled to announce the program for the 47th annual BookFest! This will be BookFest’s 9th year at Bank Street. Our keynote speaker will be the delightful and humorous Newbery Honor winner, Adam Gidwitz, author of The Inquisitor’s Tale: Or the Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog.  […]

Meg Medina speaking
Conferences

A Celebration of Bilingual Books and Latinx Communities

Despite a nor’easter the day before our March 3rd conference, A Celebration of Bilingual Books and Latinx Communities was a great success!  Watch the KidLit Intro The day started with an introduction by author Emma Otheguy (Marti’s Song for Freedom/Martí y sus versos por la libertad, Lee and Low 2017).  Watch Emma’s KidLit Interview Emma offered some personal experiences […]