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.
The conference board is currently accepting proposals for workshops for the 2017 conference. The deadline for proposals is Aug. 31, 2016.
- Please submit proposals using this form: 2017 Workshop Proposal Form.
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 illustrator and critically acclaimed illustrator