The CTLC will be VIRTUAL in 2021
Saturday, April 10, 2021
-As seen on Book Riot YA Literary Events!
2021 Keynote Authors
Varian Johnson is the author of numerous award winning novels, including The Parker Inheritance, and The Great Greene Heist. Varian’s graphic novel debut, Twins, is forthcoming in Fall 2020. Varian received an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts, where he now serves as a member of the faculty. Varian lives outside of Austin, TX with his family.
Alan Gratz is the New York Times bestselling author of several books for young readers, including Refugee, Grenade, Allies, and Prisoner B-3087. His books have been translated into more than twenty languages, and have received numerous awards and honors. Alan lives in North Carolina with his wife and daughter. Look for him online at alangratz.com.
The mission of the Colorado Teen Literature Conference is to build a community of teens, readers, writers, authors, and literacy advocates.
Fantastic job! Really one of the best conferences I've ever been a part of.
Tentative Conference Schedule
8:30-9 am Conference Opens
9-9:15 am Welcome & Intro
Keynote: Varian Johnson
9:45-10 am Break
10-10:20 am Author Q&A Keynote
10:30-10:50 am Author Q&A Keynote
11-11:45 am Local Author Panel
Keynote: Alan Gratz
12:30-1 pm Closing statements
There are few conferences that I find as valuable and inspiriting as this. It’s a thrill to attend.
- Todd Mitchell
The Colorado Teen Literature Conference is an annual event held each spring in Denver, Colorado to promote and celebrate teen literature.