KidLitCon 2019 will be held in Providence, Rhode Island
on March 22-23, 2019
at Hotel Providence in downtown Providence.
Our hashtag is: #KidLitCon2019
The theme is Reaching Readers.
Want to help shape our panels? Go here.
We’ve added 14 more Attendees today to our list. So far, our head count is growing by the hour and stands at 36.
We just heard back from RISD who is excited to add their resources and input. We will keep you posted after we meet with Alumni Relations and their Illustration Department!
We are off to a terrific start and want to thank everyone for their support!
- Sarah J. Stephenson, author of THE TRUTH AGAINST THE WORLD, UNDERNEATH, and THE LATTE REBELLION, blogger of Finding Wonderland
- Tanita S. Davis, author of PEAS AND CARROTS, HAPPY FAMILIES, MARE’S WAR, and A LA CARTE, blogger of Finding Wonderland
- Nandini Bajpai, author of LET’S MAKE SOME LIME JUICE and A MATCH MADE IN MEHENDI
- Cindy Rodriguez of Latinxs in KidLit
- Chris Tebbetts, author of MIDDLE SCHOOL, THE WORST YEARS OF MY LIFE series, STRANDED series, and many more
- Krista Aronson, professor and creator of Diverse BookFinder
- Charnaie of Here Wee Read
- Jeanette Bradley, author of LOVE, MAMA
- Allie Harper of M is for Movement
- Melissa Fox of The Book Nut
- Pam Margolis of An Unconventional Librarian
- Kirsten Cappy of CuriousCity (for authors and illustrators & for educators and librarians)
- Emma Otheguy, author of MARTI’S SONG OF FREEDOM
- Gaia Cornwall, illustrator and author/illustrator of JABARI JUMPS
- Valarie Budayr, author of DRAGONS ARE REAL, THE FOX DIARIES, and A YEAR IN THE SECRET GARDEN, blogger at Jump Into a Book, co-founder of Multicultural Children’s Book Day, and founder of Audrey Press
- Jen Betton Rogers, illustrator and author/illustrator of HEDGEHOG NEEDS A HUG
From KidLitCon Baltimore, Bottom Shelf Bookcase post. Hey! Is Bottom Shelf Bookcase coming to KidLitCon 2019 in Providence? Let’s ask author Minh Le! (Update: we contacted Minh Le and he’s interested in coming! Next step: contact his publisher!)