33rd Annual Virginia Hamilton Conference

Featuring the 2017 Virginia Hamilton Literary Award winner, Pat Mora //  April 6 and 7, 2017

The Virginia Hamilton Conference on Multicultural Literature for Children celebrates its 33rd year in 2017. Nearly 200 writers, illustrators, librarians, teachers, students and scholars will gather for this inspiring, informative event, scheduled for April 6 & 7, 2017, at Kent State University. 

Keynote Speakers for 2017

  • Pat Mora, award-winning Latina author of poetry, nonfiction and children's books
  • Cynthia Leitich Smith, New York Times best-selling author of fiction for children and young adults, centered on the lives of modern-day American Indians
  • Don Tate, award-winning author and critically acclaimed illustrator

Read about the 2017 presenters and REGISTER NOW.