The 34th annual Virginia Hamilton Conference on Multicultural Literature for Youth joins forces for the first time with the Annual Literacy Conference. This two-day event will include nationally recognized authors and speakers, more than 30 workshops on literacy and multicultural children’s literature and the presentation of the Virginia Hamilton Literary Award and the Arnold Adoff Poetry Awards. Keynote speakers include poet and author Marilyn Nelson, David Bloome, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Literacy at the Ohio State University, and authors and publishers Wade Hudson and Cheryl Willis Hudson from Just Us Books.
The event will be held at the Kent Student Center, located at 1075 Risman Drive in Kent, on Friday, Oct. 12, at 8 a.m.
Cost: Registration costs $25-$75 for students and $40-$150 for guests. Visit www.kent.edu/2018Literacy for more information about registration.
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