In late January the Texas State Library & Archives hosted a webinar featuring Pat Mora and Mark Smith, Director and Librarian of the Texas State Library. The two had a lively discussion about celebrating Día, sharing their thoughts on how …Continue reading →
Pat is honored to have been chosen to give the Arbuthnot lecture on April 15, 2016 at the Santa Barbara Public Library System in Santa Barbara, CA. Since 1970, the Association of Library Service to Children (ALSC) a division of …Continue reading →
At ALA Midwinter, Cinco Puntos publisher Lee Byrd, Pat and author Claudia Guadalupe Martinez had a lively conversation about books, poetry and culture. The talk was part of Cinco Puntos’ new web series, Pan Dulce, which pairs writers from two …Continue reading →
I am deeply grateful to the Arbuthnot Committee for this unexpected honor. I am excited about preparing a presentation that will challenge us all to be irrepressible bookjoy advocates for all our children.