Upcoming Appearances

Pat’s Upcoming Appearances

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A popular presenter across the country at conferences, campuses, professional development workshops, book and literacy festivals, libraries and schools, Pat enjoys speaking to audiences of all ages. Among the venues where she has spoken and given readings are the National Book Festival, American Library Association, National Council of Teachers of English, YALSA, Texas Library Association, North Carolina School Library Media Association, Utah Council of Teachers of English/Language Arts, Minnesota Humanities Language Conference and Día celebrations.

To invite Pat to speak at your event or to offer a workshop, please visit our Appearances Contact page.

2016

April 30 20th Anniversary! of Children’s Day, Book Day/El día de los niños, El día de los libros (Día) celebrated throughout the country on or near April 30. Join us in sharing bookjoy in your community!
May 3-4 La Crosse, WI: University of Wisconsin-LC
June 21 Winchester, VA: Shenandoah University
Children’s Literature Conference
Words & Pictures: The Art of the Matter
July 16-19 Minneapolis, MN: AFT Convention
http://www.aft.org/event/aft-convention-2016
September 8 Washington, DC: International Literacy Day Celebration
Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building
November 3 Nogales, AZ: Cochise College, Santa Cruz Center
Reading


2017

April 5 Hattiesburg, MS:
University of Southern Mississippi
Fay B. Kaigler Children’s Book Festival
Recipient of the 2017 Coleen Salley Storytelling Award
April 6-7 Kent, OH: Kent State University
33rd Virginia Hamilton Conference
Recipient 2017 Virginia Hamilton Literacy Award
April 30 21st Anniversary! of Children’s Day, Book Day/
El día de los niños, El día de los libros (Día)
Culminating celebrations of a yearlong commitment are held throughout the country on or near April 30.
Join us in sharing bookjoy in your community!


Past Appearances
February 2016
Austin, TX: Guest appearance at the Zach Theatre production of Tomás and the Library Lady

April 2016
San Antonio, TX: University of TX at San Antonio
Keynote speaker: UTSA 6th Annual Early Childhood Institute

Nashville, TN: Tennessee Library Association
Children and Young Adult Luncheon

Santa Barbara, CA: May Hill Arbuthnot Lecture
“Bookjoy! Alegria en los Libros!”

Houston, TX: Texas Library Association Conference
Diversity in Action (DIA) @Your Library panel

Washington, DC: Día Turns 20 Capitol Hill event

February 2015
Chicago, IL: ALA Mid-winter, American Library Association
Day of Diversity: Dialogue and Action in Children’s Literature and Library Program

March 2015
Mission & McAllen, TX: Rio Grande Valley Reading Rock Stars
Pat Mora & Libby Martinez

Edinburg, TX: A Conversation with Pat Mora & Libby Martinez

April 2015
Austin, TX: Texas Library Association (TLA)

May 2015
Portland, OR: Innovative Northwest Teacher (T.I.N.T)

June 2015
Knoxville, TN: Children’s Defense Fund’s Ella Baker
Child Policy Training Institute

September 2015
Fort Lauderdale, FL: Broward County Library
Broward Reads to Succeed: Early Literacy Conference

Texas Book FestivalOctober 2015
Edinburg, TX: Gala: South Texas Literacy Coalition

Austin, TX: Texas Book Festival
Pat received the Texas Writer Award


To invite Pat to your event or to offer a workshop, please visit our Appearances Contact page.