Invite Padma Venkatraman to provide a commencement speech or keynote address at your conference, conduct a workshop, or visit your school, library or book club, by contacting her speaking agency: The Author Village (email hello at the author village dot com).
Padma Venkatraman provides keynote address at national and international conferences (photo below taken during keynote address at a School Library Journal Day of Dialogue),
enjoys mentoring other writers (and has taught at ASTAL- RI, Ocean State Summer Writing Conference, SCBWI – NE, James River Writers Festival, Writer’s Loft, Highlights Foundation ), provides guest lectures at universities (photo below taken at Harvard University),
has been chief guest at literary festivals worldwide, and loves interacting with young readers (photo credit for the panel below: An Open Book).
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Join the author this fall to celebrate the release of THE BRIDGE HOME! Here is a partial list of events that have been confirmed (and for more current and complete information on other upcoming events, follow the author’s twitter feed @padmatv): Sept 14 (Sat) Princeton Children’s Book Festival, NJ; Sept 21 (Sat) COLA, RI; Sept 25-19 (Thurs-Sun) Highlights Foundation, PA; Oct 3 (Thurs) UMass Amherst, MA; Oct 5 (Sa) Chappaqua Children’s Book Festival, NY; Oct 12-13 (Sat-Sun) JRW Conference, VA; Oct 17-18 (Thurs-Fri) VCBF, VA; Oct 25-26 (Fri-Sat) IBBY, TX; Oct 26-27 (Sat-Sun) TBF, TX; Nov 2 (Sat) Nerdcamp LI, NY; Nov 15-17 VCFA residency, VT; Nov 21-25 (Thurs – Mon) NCTE/ALAN, MD; Dec 7 (Sat) 1-3 p.m. Barnes and Noble, Framingham, MA; Dec 14 (Sat) Odyssey Books, South Hadley, MA.