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SLJ Day of Dialog

The SLJ Day of Dialog is on Monday, May 23, and I will be moderating the Diversity in YA Panel!

Full information about how to register is at those two links; my panel is at 9:15.

PANEL I: Diversity in YA Literature: Where we are and where we’d like to be.

MODERATOR: Elizabeth Burns, blogger A Chair, A Fireplace & A Tea Cozy


Paul Griffin, Stay with Me (Dial)
Malinda Lo, Huntress (Little, Brown)
Cindy Pon, Fury of the Phoenix (Greenwillow)
Rita Williams-Garcia, One Crazy Summer (HarperCollins)

I hope to see you there! And no, I won’t be at BEA. I have must-attend work meetings. Maybe next year!

About Elizabeth Burns

Looking for a place to talk about young adult books? Pull up a chair, have a cup of tea, and let's chat. I am a New Jersey librarian. My opinions do not reflect those of my employer, SLJ, YALSA, or anyone else. On Twitter I'm @LizB; my email is


  1. If all goes as planned I will be there for the earlier parts of the day, so glad I will catch your panel; what a line up!

  2. Carol, wonderful! I think it was the SLJ Day of Dialog 2 years ago when we met “in person” for the first time.

  3. Have a great time! i wish I could come.


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