2021 Georgia Virtual Conference on Children’s Literature

Dates: March 4-25, 2021

As an integral part of Georgia's literacy initiative for half a century, the Georgia Conference on Children's Literature draws hundreds of teachers, school media specialists, public librarians, authors, illustrators, scholars, and other children's literature scholars from the Southeast and beyond.

We are happy to announce that several Georgia Book Award Winners and Runner-Ups have committed to live online presentations and audience interactions throughout March 2021. We are also happy to offer these opportunities to everyone who is interested in children's literature and the work of these amazing authors and illustrators for free.

Keynote Speakers:
Kate Messner,Thursday, March 4, 5:00-5:30 p.m.
Kristin O’Donnell Tubb,Friday, March 5, 5:00-5:30 p.m.
Ryan T. Higgins,Thursday, March 11, 5:00-5:30 p.m.
Kris Di Giacomo, Thursday, March 18, 5:00-5:30 p.m.
Jennifer Nielson,Thursday, March 25, 5:00-5:30 p.m.

Cost: There is no cost to attend the conference this year, but please register so we can send you the link to the sessions.

Registration & Cancellation Deadline: February 26, 2021

Thursday, March 4 from 5:00pm to 5:30pm

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Conference on Children’s Literature




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