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BookFest @ Bank Street 2013

Bank Street Center for Children's Literature

Saturday, October 19, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM (EDT)

New York, NY

BookFest @ Bank Street 2013

Registration Information

Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
BookFest @ Bank Street 2013
Registration is for the entire BookFest @ Bank Street program: full day of presentations, panels, and discussion groups. Also includes continental breakfast, box lunch, and a swag bag.
Ended $65.41 $4.59
School for Children Faculty BookFest @ Bank Street 2013
This is a pre-paid registration for Bank Street's School for Children Faculty ONLY. There are four spots reserved for SFC faculty.
Ended Free $0.00

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Event Details

BookFest @ Bank Street is an event devoted to the celebration, discovery, and discussion of books for children and teens. This event, intended for adults, features luminaries from the children's literature community. Authors, illustrators, editors, reviewers, and scholars will take part on panel discussions and breakout sessions, which allow participants a closer look at a specific genre or topic in children's literature. 


Featured speakers at this year's BookFest @ Bank Street include:

  • Kate DiCamillo (Flora & Ulysses)
  • Melissa Sweet (Little Red Writing)
  • Jen Bryant (A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin)
  • Brian Floca (Locomotive)
  • Christopher Meyers (H.O.R.S.E.: A Game of Basketball and Imagination)
  • Virginia Duncan (VP & Publisher, Greenwillow Books)
  • Herman Parish (Amelia Bedelia Road Trip!)
  • Gretchen Sibel (Widow of the Fritz Siebel)
  • Grace Lin (Ling & Ting Share a Birthday)
  • Nathan Hale (Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales)
  • Philip Nel (Crockett Johnson and Ruth Krauss: How an Unlikely Couple Found Love, Dodged the FBI, and Transformed Children's Literature)
  • More to be announced!


For complete BookFest @ Bank Street 2013 information and details - INCLUDING DISCUSSION GROUP DESCRIPTIONS & BOOK LISTS - please visit the BookFest website.

Have questions about BookFest @ Bank Street 2013? Contact Bank Street Center for Children's Literature

When & Where


Bank Street College of Education
610 W 112th St
New York, NY 10025

Saturday, October 19, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM (EDT)


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