Past Keynote Speakers

Conference speakers for past years are listed below. Speakers prior to 2004 will be added in the future.

2017 ▪   David Biedrzycki

▪   Natalie Lloyd

▪   Duncan Tonatiuh

▪   Kelly Bingham

▪   Kathryn White

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2016 ▪   Patricia McKissack

▪   Eric Velasquez

▪   Carmen Deedy

▪   Michael Dooling

▪   Alan Gratz

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2015 ▪   Clare Vanderpool

▪   Jennifer Sattler

▪   Susan Nees

▪   Shonto Begay

▪   Mike Artell

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2014 ▪   Jodi Moore

▪   R. Gregory Christie

▪   Judith Ortiz Cofer

▪   Jennifer Holm

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2013 ▪   Deborah Wiles

▪   Angela Johnson

▪   Molly Bang

▪   Pat Mora

▪   Amanda Knoll & Howard McWilliam

2012 ▪   Mike Wimmer

▪   Barbara O’Connor

▪   Carole Boston Weatherford

▪   Jody Feldman

▪   Meghan McCarthy

2011 ▪   Mary Downing Hahn

▪   Alma Flor Ada

▪   Gail Gibbons

▪   M.T. Anderson

▪   Karen Beaumont

▪   Susan Liverpool

2010 ▪   Margie Palatini

▪   Kadir Nelson

▪   Andrea Davis Pinkney

▪   Robert Burleigh

▪   Fred Newman

2009 ▪   Paul Janeczko

▪   Peter Sis

▪   Bryan Collier

▪   Gail Carson Levine

▪   Caralyn & Mark Buehner

2008 ▪   Ian Ogilvy

▪   Cynthia Kadohata

▪   Brian Pinkney

▪   David Wiesner

▪   Mo Willems

2007 ▪   Patricia Polacco

▪   Jane Yolen

▪   Marion Dane Bauer

▪   Chris Soentpiet

▪   Keiko Kasza

2006 ▪   Linda Bailey

▪   Bill Slavin

▪   Jacqueline Woodson

▪   Karen Hesse

▪   Jim Murphy

▪   Emily Arnold McCully

▪   Sherry Norfolk

2005 ▪   Judy Bloom Fradin & Dennis Fradin

▪   Nikki Grimes

▪   Robert Sabuda

▪   Joseph Bruchac

▪   Helen Lester

2004 ▪   David Catrow

▪   Nancy Etchemendy

▪   James/Jim Haskins

▪   Patty Lovell

▪   Stephanie Tolan