Thursday, May 8, 2014

BookCon Panel!

It's been an amazing experience to see the #WeNeedDiverseBooks campaign take off as well as it did. Clearly, it was a message that truly resonated with people and I say it's about time! To top things off, we have the great pleasure of announcing that we have been invited to host a panel at BookCon on May 31.

The World Agrees: #WeNeedDiverseBooks

Date: Saturday, May 31
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Room 1E02
Speakers: Aisha Saeed, Ellen Oh, Grace Lin, I.W. Gregorio, Jacqueline Woodson, Lamar Giles, Marieke Nijkamp, Matt de la Peña, Mike Jung
After taking the internet by storm, the #WeNeedDiverseBooks campaign is moving forward with brand new initiatives to continue the call for diversity in children's literature. Join the WNDB team as they share highlights of their campaign, discuss the success of grassroots activism, highlight diverse books and how everyone can diversify their shelves, and talk next steps for the campaign. Ellen Oh (PROPHECY Series), Aisha Saeed (Written in the Stars, 2015), Marieke Nijkamp, founder of DiversifYA, Lamar Giles (Fake ID) and Mike Jung (Geeks, Girls, and Secret Identities). Special Guests include acclaimed Authors Grace Lin (Where the Mountain Meets the Moon), Matt de la Peña (The Living) and Jacqueline Woodson (Beneath a Meth Moon). Moderated by I.W. Gregorio (None of the Above, 2015)

We got a terrific right up in Publisher's Weekly - link is here

If anyone is going to be in NYC for BookCon, I hope you will come and support us! We'd love to see you!!


Randomly Reading said...

I wasn't going to bother with Book Con this year, not after 3 days of BEA, but this changes that plan. Congratulations of such a successful campaign and the changes it will hopefully bring about in kids lit/

Charles Gramlich said...

Excellent! Sounds like wonderful progress.

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