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Fusenews: Why You Should Go to Kidlitcon (and other interesting facts)

DiamondWillow2

Oh, you lucky bugs.  Do you know what today is?  Today is the first day of Kidlitcon and for those of you still interested in joining (and who wouldn’t be?) you have a last minute chance to be a part of the fun.  Always assuming you’re in the Austin area, of course, but I bet [...]

Press Release Fun: KidLitCon 2013 is Nigh!!

KidLitCon

As some of you might remember, last year I hosted the Kidlitosphere Conference (or KidLitCon) in the main branch of NYPL.  There were publisher previews.  There were amazing speakers and talks and rooms.  Grace Lin did our Friday night dinner keynote and Maureen Johnson closed out the conference with the final keynote.  In all, it [...]

KitLitCon 2012: No one was eaten by a bear

MaureenJohnson1

My standards are pretty low when it comes to conferences.  Essentially if ursine consumption does not occur, I consider the day a success.  Fortunately there are other ways of defining success, and though I was the organizer and therefore not wholly without my own prejudices, everything went well.  Amazingly, surprisingly, some might say shockingly, well. [...]

KidLitCon 2012: The Saturday Schedule

Greeting and salutations to you all! I know that some of you have been holding off on registering for KidLitCon 2012, the annual meeting of children’s and YA bloggers which is open to anyone (blogger or not) with an interest in the changing sphere of book discussions, online and off.  Though the Saturday conference (held [...]

How Much Is KidLitCon? Would You Believe . . . Free?

There’s been a change of plans. That’s putting it mildly.  In any case, I have some big news for you guys.  Remember KidLitCon the yearly gathering of children’s literature and YA literature bloggers?  It’s in its sixth year and it’s in New York City this time.  Unlike previous years we haven’t been able to block [...]

Registration for the 6th Annual KidLitCon is NOW OPEN!

Well.  It’s finally happened.  We are ready to show you the wonders of New York City the only way we know how.  Yes folks, it is time to register for KidLitCon 2012! The sixth annual KidLitCon will be held in the heart of New York City on September 28th and 29th, 2012 at the main [...]

KidlitCon 2012: A Call for Submissions

That’s right, folks!  We are now accepting proposals for presentations at KidLitCon 2012! We are looking for 50 minute presentations, panels, and keynotes that will appeal to and edify Kidlitosphere bloggers. Our goal is to provide a balanced selection for a wide range of interests and include, but are not limited to, topics of diversity, [...]

Fusenews: Give it what you’ve got

eastofthesun

James Preller has an idea.  An awesome idea.  We’ve all heard that boys are reading far less than girls these days.  To combat this lack of laddie reading, folks have come up with booklists or websites or what have you to inspire the male masses to pick up a book.  Preller, however, has taken a [...]