Gail's Events
Fantastic Middle Grade Reads: Myths & Fables
Fantastic Middle Grade Reads: Myths & Fables
Date:
Saturday, 12 June 2021
Time:
6/12/21 3:00 pm
Venue:
Books of Wonder on Crowdcast

Books of Wonder is delighted to host the Great Middle Grade Reads: Myths & Fables panel, featuring authors, GAIL VILLANUEVA for Sugar and Spite, SHAKIRAH BOURNE for Josephine Against the Sea, SAM SUBITY for The Last Shadow Warrior and KELA RIVERA for Cece Rios and the Desert of Souls on Saturday, June 12th at 3pm EST via *CrowdCast!

More info here!

NOTE: Time/date is in Eastern Time

“Kumain Ka Na Ba?” Filipino Food is Love, Family, and Home
“Kumain Ka Na Ba?” Filipino Food is Love, Family, and Home
Date:
Friday, 14 May 2021
Time:
5/14/21 9:00 pm
Venue:
Asian Author Alliance YouTube

Asian Author Alliance 2021 AAPI Book Month
Event Link: YouTube Live

For a lot of Filipinos in diaspora and the motherland, food is love. Food is family, food is home. Join Filipino authors, Gail D. Villanueva (Sugar and Spite, My Fate According to the Butterfly), Roselle Lim (Natalie Tan’s Book of Luck and Fortune, Vanessa Yu’s Magical Paris Teashop), Mia P. Manansala (Arsenic and Adobo), Marie Miranda Cruz (Everlasting Nora), Tiff Marcelo (In a Book Club Far Away, It Takes Heart), and K.S. Villoso (Chronicles of the Wolf Queen series) as they discuss food as a love language and a cultural identity in their stories.

NOTE: Time/date is in Eastern Time, but we encourage Philippine-based readers to join in. Time and date of the panel in PHILIPPINE TIME is Saturday, May 15th @ 9am.

Sugar And Site Launch Party
Sugar And Site Launch Party
Date:
Saturday, 1 May 2021
Time:
5/1/21 2:00 pm
Venue:
Brain Lair Books

Purchase Sugar And Spite, Hide And Seeker by Daka Hermon, Keep It Together Keiko Carter by Debbi Michiko Florence, or ALL our books from Brain Lair Books to join us on May 1st, 2PM ET in celebrating the launch of my second book! The whole family is invited, pets included 🙂

More info about the launch here!

NOTE: Time/date is in Eastern Time

Stories From Beyond US borders: The Young Reader’s Window to the World
Stories From Beyond US borders: The Young Reader’s Window to the World
Date:
Thursday, 25 June 2020
Venue:
ALA Virtual 2020 website

Time: 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM CT

Make your reading lists more inclusive with English-language children’s books with non-US settings and perspectives! Join Southeast Asian authors Hanna Alkaf (The Weight of Our Sky), Rin Chupeco (The Bone Witch), Remy Lai (Pie in the Sky), and Gail D. Villanueva (My Fate According to the Butterfly) as they share personal experiences of publishing in the US while writing from Asia and Australia. They’ll be talking about the misconceptions of viewing culture as a monolith, provide differing perspectives beyond American borders and insights on the relevance of marginalized voices to the universal human experience. Q&A to follow.

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Family Matters
Family Matters
Date:
Thursday, 21 May 2020
Time:
5/21/20 7:00 pm - 5/21/20 8:00 pm
Venue:
http://bit.ly/AAPIYoutube

Join authors as they discuss Family relationships in their writing and stories! THURSDAY, MAY 21st at 7PM ET/4PM PT! It will be hosted live on Asian Author Alliance’s YouTube channel: bit.ly/AAPIYoutube

More info at bit.ly/AAPIBookMonth

WNDB Instagram Takeover
WNDB Instagram Takeover
Date:
Thursday, 7 May 2020
Time:
5/7/20 11:00 am - 5/7/20 11:30 am
Venue:
https://instagram.com/weneeddiversebooks

I’ll be doing a WNDB Instagram Takeover to kick off Asian & Pacific Islander American Book Month.

More info here!

Children’s Literature Assembly (CLA) Masterclass at the 2019 NCTE Annual Convention
Date:
Saturday, 23 November 2019
Time:
11/23/19 6:00 pm - 11/23/19 7:16 pm
Venue:
Room 362, Baltimore Convention Center, 1 W. Pratt Street, Baltimore

Personal Stories as Cultural Narrative in Children’s Literature

A Discussion about the value of teaching diverse children’s literature in university-level children’s literacy courses and how such texts can be a tool for inquiry intopersonal cultural narratives to better understand ourselves and the world we live in.

Presenters
Dr. Kathy Short, University of Arizona – scholar/moderator
Yuyi Morales, author/illustrator of award-winning titles such as Dreamers (2018) and Viva Frida (2014)
Tonya Bolden, author of titles such as Ebenezer Creek (2017), Maritcha (2005), and Inventing Victoria (2019)
Thannha Lai, author of titles such as Butterfly Yellow (September 3, 2019 release date), Listen, Slowly (2016), and Inside Out & Back Again (2013)
Gail D. Villanueva, debuting author of My Fate According to the Butterfly (2019)
Dr. Angie Zapata, University of Missouri – respondent
Dr. Thomas Crisp, Georgia State University – respondent

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Book Signing at the 2019 NCTE Annual Convention
Date:
Saturday, 23 November 2019
Time:
11/23/19 2:30 pm - 11/23/19 3:30 pm
Venue:
Booth #810, Baltimore Convention Center, 1 W. Pratt Street, Baltimore

Come meet your favorite Scholastic authors at NCTE Booth #810! Gail’s book signing is at 2:30-3:30PM.

Click here to view the author signing schedule at NCTE!

Nerdy Book Club Roundtable at the 2019 NCTE Annual Convention
Date:
Saturday, 23 November 2019
Time:
11/23/19 11:00 am - 11/23/19 12:15 pm
Venue:
Room 308, Baltimore Convention Center, 1 W. Pratt Street, Baltimore

Nerdy Book Club: Reading Feeds Lifelong Inquiry

The Nerdy Book Club, a community literacy blog and educational resource, promotes the importance of reading engagement and reading’s role in lifelong, self-directed learning. In this interactive roundtable session, share your experiences and explore instructional moves, reading testimonials, and resources that launch and sustain reading communities and support young people’s curiosity about the world and themselves. Roundtable leaders include administrators, university professors, classroom teachers, literacy coaches, staff developers, high school students, and children’s and young adult authors and illustrators, who will share their ideas and experiences for sparking inquiry through reading, writing, research, and discussion.

Download the 2019 NCTE Annual Convention program for Saturday here

Fully Booked Kids Fair 2019
Fully Booked Kids Fair 2019
Date:
Sunday, 17 November 2019
Time:
11/17/19 1:00 pm - 11/17/19 3:00 pm
Venue:
3/F The Studio, Fully Booked Bonifacio High Street, BGC, Taguig

Book signing and writing workshop with Gail D. Villanueva

Meet the Filipina author behind the internationally published middle-grade novel, My Fate According to Butterfly, and learn how to write your own book.

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