Past Conference Speakers

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

2016
  • Patricia McKissack
  • Eric Velasquez
  • Carmen Deedy
  • Michael Dooling
  • Alan Gratz

Conference Program

2015
  • Clare Vanderpool
  • Jennifer Sattler
  • Susan Nees
  • Shonto Begay
  • Mike Artell

Conference Program

2014
  • Jodi Moore
  • R. Gregory Christie
  • Judith Ortiz Cofer
  • Jennifer Holm

Conference Program

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