Kwame Alexander

author • speaker • educator

Kwame Alexander Upcoming Events & Appearances

Kwame Alexander Upcoming Events amp Appearances

Tue. Oct. 3, 2017

Featured Author

MOJA Festival

1:45pm-3pm Burke High School

7:30pm City Gallery

Charleston, SC

Thurs. Oct. 5, 2017

Featured Speaker

Future of Storytelling Summitt

Snug Harbor, NY

Friday. Oct. 6, 2017

Keynote Speaker/Featured Author

College of William & Mary

Williamsburg, VA

Wed. Oct. 11, 2017

Solo Book Tour

Promise Middle School

Camden, NJ

Solo Book Tour

Free Library of Philadelphia

Central Branch

Philadelphia, PA

Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017


Indivisible Symposium on Social Justice and Litarature

Conversation with Cornelius Minor

Center for Teaching Through Children's Books

Skokie, IL

Mon. Oct. 16, 2017

SOLO Performance and Signing

7pm Politics & Prose

**Opening week of new location**

Location: Politics and Prose Bookstore at the Wharf

70 District Square SW, Washington DC 20024

Wed. Oct. 18, 2017

Featured Author

Brunswick School

Greenwich, CT

Thur. Oct. 19, 2017

Featured Author

Greenwich Village School

Greenwich, CT

Fri. Oct. 20, 2017

Keynote Speaker

Maryland Association of School Librarians

Upper Marlboro, MD

Sat. Oct. 21, 2017

Keynote Speaker

Read Up Greenville Festival

The Peace Center of the Performing Arts

Greenville, SC www.peacecenter.org

Mon. Oct. 23, 2017

Featured Author

Green Hedges School

Vienna, VA

Featured Author

George C. Round Elementary

Manassas, VA

Tues. Oct. 24, 2017

Featured Author

Trevor Day School

New York, NY

Wed. Oct. 25, 2017

Keynote Speaker

Hudson Valley Fall Into Books

Kingston, NY

Thur. Oct. 26, 2017

Keynote Speaker

NYSEC Conference

Marriott Albany

Albany, NY

Thu. Nov 2, 2017

Keynote Speaker

Virginia Association of School Librarians

Chantilly, VA

Fri. Nov 3, 2017

Keynote Speaker

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt National Literacy Summit

Nashville, TN


YALSA Symposium

Louisville, KY

Sun. Nov 5, 2017

Performance and Book Signing

Busboys & Poets


Location: (Takoma) 235 Carroll St NW

Washington, DC 20012

Mon. Nov 6, 2017

Featured Author

Scholastic Book Fair

Brooks Middle School


Tues. Nov 7, 2017

Featured Author

Scholastic Book Fair

All Saints Catholic

Naperville, ILL

Featured Author

Carl Sandburg Middle School

Mudulein, IL

Thurs. Nov 9, 2017

Literary Pep Rally Performance and Book Signing

Schenectady School District

Schenectady, NY

Tues. Nov 14, 2017

Featured Author

Miami Book Fair

Evening Series: A Conversation between Kwame Alexander and Edwidge Danticat


Wed. Nov. 15, 2017

Featured Author

Miami Scholastic Book Fair School Visit

Miami, FL

Thur. Nov. 16, 2017

Literary Pep Rally, Performance and Book Signing

Houston ISD

Worthing High School

Houston, TX

Talk and Book Signing

5pm - 6pm

Blue Willow Book store with neighboring librarians/educators


Houston, TX

Fri/Sat. Nov. 17-18, 2017

Featured Author

Savannah Children’s Book Festival

Savannah, Georgia

Nov 20, 2017

Featured Author

The Odyssey School

Stevenson, MD

Nov 28-29

Featured Author

International School Visits

Milan, Italy

Nov 30 – Dec 3

Special Guest Author

Montreuil Book Fair

Paris, France

Dec 6


People of Color Publishing

New York, NY

Dec 11

Keynote Speaker

LA Literacy Lifts

Los Angeles, CA

Dec 13

Featured Author

Burgundy Farms Country Day School

Alexandria, VA

Featured Author

Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic School

Vienna, VA

Dec 14


NYC Department of Education Conference

New York, NY

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