Speaking Engagements & Events

Upcoming Scheduled Events

November 2022

Wednesday, November 9, 2022
Virtual School Visit

Thursday, November 17-22, 2022
NCTE CLA Breakfast, Keynote Speech (Saturday, Nov 19)
Anaheim, CA

December 2022

December 4-7, 2022
School Visits (Days available)
Atlanta, GA

January 2023

Friday & Saturday, January 27 & 28, 2023
20th Annual Ashley Bryan Art Series Conference
Broward County African American Research Library and Cultural Center
Fort Lauderdale, FL

February 2023

Friday, February 3, 2023
The Texas Council of Teachers of English Language Arts
58th Annual TCTELA Conference
Denton, TX

Tuesday-Thursday, February 7-9, 2023
Artist in Residence
Westport, CT

Friday, February 10, 2023
School Visit
Cherry Hill, NJ

Saturday, February 11, 2023
African American Children’s Book Festival
Philadelphia, PA

Monday, February 13, 2023
School Visit
Wynnewood, PA

Tuesday, February 14, 2023
School Visit
Calabasas, CA

Wednesday, February 15, 2023
School Visit
Culver City, CA

Thursday, February 16, 2023
School Visit
Portland, OR

Saturday, February 25, 2023
LibraryPalooza Festival
San Antonio, TX

March 2023

Friday, March 3-4, 2023
North Texas Teen Book Festival
Irving Convention Center
Irving, TX

Tuesday, March 7, 2023
School Visit Via Zoom

Thursday, March 9, 2023
2023 IRC Conference
Illinois Reading Council
Springfield, IL

Wednesday, March 22-23, 2023
Vassar College
Poughkeepsie, NY

April 2023

Tuesday, April 4, 2023
SCHOOL TRIP’S BOOK BIRTHDAY!!!

Wednesday, April 19-20, 2023
TLA- Texas Library Association
Keynote at Black Caucus Round Table Legacy Author Event on 4/20
Austin, TX

Friday and Saturday, April 21-22, 2023
LA Times Festival of Books (Possibly)
Los Angeles, CA

Tuesday, April 25, 2023
School Visit
Alexandria, VA

Thursday, April 27, 2023
Arlington Reads: Get Graphic at APL
Arlington Public Library
1015 N. Quincy St.
Arlington, VA 22201

May 2023

Thursday, May 4, 2023
School Visit
Accord, NY

Friday, May 5, 2023
School Visit
Hudson, NY

Saturday, May 6, 2023
Hudson Children’s Book Festival
Hudson, NY

Wednesday, May 10-12, 2023
School Visit
Ohio

Friday, May 19, 2023
Opelika Public Library
Opelika, Alabama

Thursday, June 22-27, 2023
ALA Annual Conference
Chicago, IL