13 and 17 August 2016, 11 am: Dinosaur:The Musical is a play written for young people by my daughter, Sara Gatland. It will be performed at the Mt. Gretna Playhouse in Mt. Gretna, Pennsylvania, as part of their Theater for Young Audiences program this summer. You can buy tickets here. Sara's blogged about writing it here. I have nothing to do with it, but I will be in the audience feeling proud! Info and tickets available here.
22 August, 2016: "The Great YA Debate" is a panel taking place at the Edinburgh International Book Festival in the Garden Theatre from 7.30 - 9.00 p.m. I'm really thrilled to have been asked to represent the SCBWI here by the Southeast Scotland team. More details available on the EIBF website here.
8 October 2016: Children’s Africana Book Awards Festival, Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, Washington, DC. Details to follow, but you can learn more about the Children's Africana Book Awards on the Africa Access Website here.
15-16 October 2016: Rhode Island Festival of Children’s Books and Authors at the Lincoln School in Providence, Rhode Island. Details to follow.
See also the recorded conference that took place 19-20 June, 2016: Exclusive interview with Diana Sousa as part of Books(dot)Con online conference. Take a look at the conference schedule and join in!