pic of signing table at ALAUpcoming Events & Appearances:

March 15, 2017, 7:00 p.m.
We Can Read It! Feminism in the YA World
A panel featuring Kelly Jensen, Mikki Kendall, E.M. Kokie, and Laura Ruby

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Read Between The Lynes Bookstore
Woodstock, IL

March 19 – 21, 2017
WEMTA Conference – “Access for All” (Registration Required)
Author Fair – Sunday, March 19, 2017
Keynote – Tuesday, March 21, 217
Kalahari Resorts, Wisconsin Dells, WI

Select Past Events and Speaking Engagements:

November 10-13, 2016
Children’s Literature New England
Symposium: Passages of Hope (Registration Required)

Vermont College of Fine Arts
Montpelier, VT

October 1, 2016, 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
“Books Standing on Books” – three-author event
Join young adult novelists E. M. Kokie, Jacqueline West, and Pat Schmatz as they discuss their go-to sources for craft and inspiration – the books behind, under and around their most current novels. Come for reading suggestions, craft help and general book talk!
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Addendum Books
St. Paul, MN

September 16, 2016, 7 p.m.
Launch Party!
A Room of One’s Own
Madison, WI

September 13, 2016
Official Publication Date for Radical!

June 23-28, 2016
ALA Annual Conference (Registration Required)
Orange County Convention Center
Orlando, Florida

Panel — Pop Top Stage, Friday, June 24, 2016, 5:45-6:30 p.m.
It’s Not Just a G Thing – With e.E. Charlton-Trujillo, Alex Gino, E.M. Kokie, Robin Stevenson, & Ingrid Abrams.

Signing ARCs of Radical — Candlewick Press Booth – Date/Time TBA

March 30-April 2, 2016
AWP Annual Conference (Registration Required)
Los Angeles Convention Center
Los Angeles, California

Panel — Looking Through the Lens of Conflict: Writing Young Adult Literature about Families in Crisis, with Ann Angel, Terry Farish, and Jessica Powers.
Thursday, March 31, 2016, 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM

May 5-7, 2016
The Loft’s Children’s and Young Adult Literature Conference (Registration Required — details to come)
The Loft Literary Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Presenting: The Mechanics of Voice (workshop
Thursday, March 31, 2016, 
10:30 AM – 11:45 AM