Pat’s Upcoming Appearances
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.
|March 24||Dallas, TX: Speak at Southwest Airlines and
Attend Dallas Children’s Theater’s Opening Night of Tomás and the Library Lady
|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 8||El Paso, TX: Texas Institute of Letters Banquet
Recipient of Lon Tinkle Award for Lifetime Achievement
|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!
|July|| El Paso, TX: University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP)
National Endowment for the Humanities Summer
Institute for Secondary School Teachers (Grades 6–12)
on “Tales from the Chihuahuan Desert: Borderlands
Narratives about Identity and Binationalism”
Past Appearances: 2016
Austin, TX: Guest appearance at the Zach Theatre production of Tomás and the Library Lady
Nashville, TN: Tennessee Library Association
Santa Barbara, CA: May Hill Arbuthnot Lecture
Houston, TX: Texas Library Association Conference
Washington, DC: Día Turns 20 Capitol Hill event
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!
Past Appearances: 2015
Chicago, IL: ALA Mid-winter, American Library Association
Day of Diversity: Dialogue and Action in Children’s Literature and Library Program
Edinburg, TX: A Conversation with Pat Mora & Libby Martinez
Austin, TX: Texas Book Festival
To invite Pat to your event or to offer a workshop, please visit our Appearances Contact page.