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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

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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Children’s Book Summit
Children’s Book Summit
Date:
Wednesday, 17 July 2019
Time:
7/17/19 1:00 pm - 7/17/19 2:00 pm
Venue:
Auditorium, Thames International Business School, 27 Calle Industria Street, Bagumbayan, Quezon City

Breaking In Story: How One Can Get Published

Wanna know how I got published? Do check out my talk at the Children’s Book Summit where I discuss my road to publication. There will also be a question-and-answer portion 🙂

Gunita: The 10th Philippine International Literary Festival
Gunita: The 10th Philippine International Literary Festival
Date:
Friday, 14 June 2019
Time:
6/14/19 1:00 pm - 6/14/19 2:30 pm
Venue:
Penthouse Room, Great Eastern Hotel, Quezon City

Session #3: Traditional Publishing in the US: A Guide to Seeking Agents and Book Deals

Speakers: Kara Bodegon, Stef Tran, Kate Evangelista, Gail D. Villanueva, Rin Chupeco

A brief guide to traditional publishing from querying your manuscript, participating in pitch contests to finding the right agent. Some highlights include how internet technologies can bridge the continental divide and how to empower Filipino authors to pursue their publishing dreams outside the Philippines.

WriteOnCon 2019: Live Panel: The Agent-Author Relationship
Date:
Saturday, 9 February 2019
Venue:
WriteOnCon website

WriteOnCon is a three-day online children’s book conference for writers and illustrators of picture books, middle grade, and young adult. It was founded in 2010 and is now run by a new team of writers who are eager to hearken back to the awesomeness that they remember so fondly from being attendees over the years, while also bringing exciting new elements to the mix.

Date & Time: February 2019 (more info soon!)

For info and updates, visit the WriteOnCon website.

39th Manila International Book Fair
Date:
Friday, 14 September 2018
Time:
9/14/18 1:00 pm - 9/14/18 4:00 pm
Venue:
Meeting Room 8, SMX Convention Center, SM Mall of Asia

From the Philippines to the World: Breaking Into International Publishing

Speakers: Gail Villanueva, Kate Evangelista, Dawn Lanuza, Francis Martelino, JM Cabral, and Tarie Sabido

Learn how Filipinos can break into the international publishing industry through these 6 panelists, who will share their own publishing and professional journeys.

Organized by the Overseas Publishers’ Representatives Association of the Philippines (OPRAP), in collaboration with the Book Development Association of the Philippines (BDAP), and held during the Manila International Book Fair (MIBF), this panel discussion aims to help Filipino writers and creators understand the paths and means towards international publication. The panel will give attendees first-hand information from Filipino authors/illustrators who have made it internationally, as well as allow them a chance to connect with individuals who have worked or currently work with foreign publishers.

For info and updates, visit the From the Philippines to the World: Breaking Into International Publishing event page on Facebook.

AUTHORities: The 9th Philippine International Literary Festival
Date:
Thursday, 19 April 2018
Time:
4/19/19 2:30 pm - 4/19/18 3:45 pm
Venue:
Bulwagang Pambansang Alagad ng Sining

Session: Finding Agents and Landing Book Deals in U.S. Traditional Publishing

Speakers: Rin Chupeco, Hazel Ureta, Kara Bodegon, Isabelle Adrid, Gail Villanueva

For info and updates, visit the AUTHORities event page on Facebook.

2nd Philippine Romance Convention
Date:
Saturday, 4 August 2018
Time:
8/4/18 4:30 pm
Venue:
12th Floor, iAcademy Auditorium, Makati City

Filipino Panel: What does it take to be a Filipino writer?

Speakers: Karen Celerio, Christian Loid Valenzuela, and Gail Villanueva

For info and updates, visit the Philippine Romance Convention 2018 event page on Facebook.

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