August 1-2, 2020: Middle Ground Book Fest (YouTube)

I will be speaking on the Queer Themes in Middle-Grade panel with authors Mark Oshiro, Briana McDonald, Nicole Melleby, Maulik Pancholy, and Kit Rosewater (moderator) , which goes live on YouTube on Sunday, August 2, 2020 at 10am PST/1pm EST! Check out the website for more info.

November 19-22, 2020: National Council of Teachers of English (virtual)

More info on the panels I’ll be speaking on coming soon! Check out NCTE’s website for updates.


July 16, 2020: nErd Camp PA (9-12pm ET, via zoom)

I will be speaking on both LGBTQ Representation in Children’s Literature panels (9:30-10am and 10:30-11am ET) with authors Alexandra Villasante, Nicole Melleby, NoNieqa Ramos, and Nicole Panteleakos.

More information on registering for the event can be found here.

Kidlit Pride – June 2020: Beyond the Binary panel with Mark Oshiro, Anna-Marie McLemore, A.J. Sass, and Mia Siegert

Moderated by Alex Abraham

June 26, 2020: #LBYRExtraCredit Twitter chat

A Twitter chat celebrating Pride 2020

Author hosts: Erin Gough, Ashley Herring Blake, Lev AC Rosen (AKA L.C. Rosen), A.J. Sass, Kate Pentecost, Derek Milman, and Kylie Schachte

Educator, librarian, and advocate hosts: Alessandra Affinito, Dr. Rob Bittner, Cicely the Great, Michele Green, Matthew Winner, Laura Arnhold, Madeline Tyner, and Lucy Ibarra Podmore

Check out the #LBYRExtraCredit hashtag on Twitter to read the conversation.