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Diverse Voices? Curating a National History of Children's Books

As the National Centre for Children’s Books, Seven Stories’ mission is to save, share and celebrate Britain’s literary heritage for children. But how are Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic voices represented in our national story of children’s literature?

Date/Time: 24 November 2017 09:30 - 24 November 2017 18:00

Venue: Seven Stories: The National Centre for Children's Books

This free one-day symposium on Friday 24th November 2017 at Seven Stories: The National Centre for Children's Books will bring together Seven Stories staff, authors, illustrators, publishers, academics, librarians and museum professionals to consider issues around children’s literature and race. Speakers include Jake Hope, Catherine Johnson, Patrice Lawrence, S.I. Martin, Beverley Naidoo, Professor Karen Sands O’Connor, Alex Wheatle MBE and Verna Wilkins.

This event is fully booked. Please contact rachel.pattinson@ncl.ac.uk if you would like to be added to the waiting list.