Schedule of Events

Saturday May 15, 2021: 12:00 to 4:00 PM

Webinar Link:

12:00 PM Memoir: Telling Our Personal Stories:

Moderated by Virginia Cornue. Panelists: Stephanie Auteri, Sarajane Giere, Donna O’Donnell Figurski

1:00 PM For Readers: How a Novel Gets Created

Hank Quense

2:00 PM Middle Grades & YA literature:

Moderated by Mackenzie Reide. Panelists: Mark Lance, Cathy Greenfeder, Virginia Cornue

3:00 PM Meet the Authors:

Moderated by Cathy Greenfeder. Panelists: Virginia Cornue, Stephanie Auteri, Sarajane Giere, Mackenzie Reide, Mark Lance


Sunday May 16, 2021: 12 to 4:00 PM

Webinar Link:

12:00 PM Why Diversity in Children’s Literature is Important:

Moderated by Nancy Taiani. Panelists: Donna O’Donnell Figurski, Suzanne Grossman

1:00 PM Performing Your Work:

Moderated by: Raphael Badagliacca. Panelists: Gene Santarelli, John Lampe

2:00 PM Traditional Publishing and Self-publishing:

Moderated by Hank Quense. Panelists: Ed Charlton, Cathy Greenfeder, Elaine Durbach, Sarajane Giere

3:00 PM Meet the Authors:

Moderated by: Elaine Durbach. Panelists: Nancy Taiani, Ralph Badagliacca, Hank Quense, Ed Charlton, Donna O’Donnell Figurski