Varian Johnson Calendar

Calendar

I'll be traveling quite a bit in the fall. Listed below are the events that are currently announced--I'll add a few others as the details are finalized. Check back frequently for updates.

(I'm also available for limited school visits for the 2014-2015 school year. Please email me at vcj(at)varianjohnson(dot)com for details.)

Aug 1 - Aug 2, 2014:

LeakyCon
Orlando, FL

August 19, 2014, 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Teacher Week @ Scholastic
The Importance of All Children Seeing Themselves in Literature (with Sonio Manzano, Lisa Yee, and Sharon Robinson, moderated by Cheryl Klein)
Scholastic Building
New York, NY

August 19, 2014, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM:

GREAT MIDDLE GRADE ADVENTURES! (panel with L.A. Campbell, Tara Altebrando, and T.R. Burns)
Books of Wonder
New York, NY

August 30, 2014

Decatur Book Festival
Atlanta, GA

September 12, 2014

School Visit
Brentwood Elementary School
Austin, TX

September 18 - 21, 2014

Private Writing Retreat

September 22, 2014

School Visits
Longwood & Cossit Avenue
Naperville / LaGrange, IL

September 27, 2014:

Tweens Read Book Festival
Pasadena, TX

September 30, 2014:

Kweli Children's Book Writing Conference
New York, NY (I'm participating via Skype!)

October 4, 2014:

Evening With the Authors
Lockhart, TX

October 6-7, 2014

School Visit
Curtis Middle School
Allen, TX

October 11 - 12, 2014

Southern Festival of Books
Nashville, TN

October 16 - 18, 2014:

Vegas Valley Book Festival
Las Vegas, NV

October 21, 2104

School Visit
O. Henry Middle School
Austin, TX

October 25-26, 2014

Texas Book Festival
Austin, TX

October 28, 2014 at 8:00 PM

Google Hangout with International Reading Association

Oct 29, 2014

School Visit
Cedar Valley Middle School
Round Rock, TX

November 6, 2014 at 6:00 PM

Barnes and Noble, Magnolia Mall
Florence, SC

November 7 - 8, 2014

YALLFest
Charleston, SC

November 10, 2014

School Visit
Doss Elementary School
Austin, TX

November 20 - 23, 2014

NCTE Annual Convention
Washington, DC

February 19 - 21, 2015

Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writing Conference
Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ

April 8 - 11, 2015

AWP Conference
Minneapolis, MN