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Diversity Panel

Banner for Anne Wilkomm's event "Telling the Story of Us"

Rosemont College and Children's Book World present:

Telling the Story of Us: Books for the Modern World

The event is free and open to the public. Come join us for a chance to learn about the evolving literary market in the modern world.

Date: Saturday, November 14th  2015.

Time: 2:00 p.m. until 5:30

  • 2:00 Keynote Speaker: Sonia Manzano
  • 1st Panel 2:30 – 3:30: Moving Past “Girl” Books and “Boy” Books: Representing a Rainbow
    • Moderator: Katherine LocksSecond Position
    • Becky Albertalli, Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda
    • Corinne Duyvis, Otherbound
    • Sara Farizan, If You Could Be Mine
    • Alex GinoGeorge
    • I.W. Gregorio,  None of the Above
    • Shaun Hutchinson, The Five Stages of Andrew Brawley
  • 2nd Panel 3:45-4:45: Writing Our World: The Author’s Journey and the Author’s Responsibility
    • Moderator: I.W. Gregorio, None of the Above
    • Jason Reynolds, co-author of All American Boys
    • Brendan Kiely, co-author of All American Boys
    • Erin Entrada Kelly, Blackbird Fly
    • Tracey Baptiste, The Jumbies
    • Sonia Manzano, Becoming Maria
  • 4:45-5:30 Book Signing and Reception