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Below is an archived list of all my recent author school visits and speaking engagements at various conferences and DEI corporate programs for your research. Several events also include links to archived video recordings featuring my interviews and lectures.

I am available for author visits at elementary/middle/high schools and college/universities, as well as panels/lectures at conferences and DEI corporate programs.

To request a speaking engagement and to find out about my author rates, contact:

Past Online Events

MAY 2022

Event: National Education Association (NEA) "Read Across America" Book
Date: May 1-31, 2022

APR 2022

Event: Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
Date: April 23-24, 2022

FEB 2022

Event: Nonfiction Chicks Present: 2022 NF FEST
Date: February 1-28, 2022

Event: SCBWI Winter Conference: "Creating and Selling Children's Books in 2022"
Date: February 11-13, 2022

Event: California School Library Association (CSLA) Conference: "Nonfiction Writers Dig Deep: Promoting Equity, Justice & Anti-racism through Informational Writing" with Melissa Stewart, Traci Sorell, Lee Wind, Patricia Newman, Don Tate & Paula Yoo
Date: February 18, 2022
Time: 1 PM PT

JAN 2022

Event: Paula Yoo and Brendan Kiely: From a Whisper to a Rallying Cry and The Other Talk - VIRTUAL EVENT
Date: January 20, 2022
Time: 6:30 PM PT

NOV 2021

Event: National Council of Teachers of English NCTE Annual Convention
Date: November 18-21, 2021
Time: TBD

SEP 2021

Event: WordBridge Now
Date: September 11, 2021
Time: 11 AM ET

AUG 2021

Event: Boulder Public Library Presents: "Paula Yoo: From a Whisper to a Rallying Cry - An Author Talk and Teen-led Panel"
Date: August 14, 2021
Time: 11:00 AM PT

Event: National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP) Virtual Leadership Convention 2021
Date: August 13, 2021
Time: 12:25 PM ET

JUL 2021

Event: Ann Arbor District Library Presents: "Author Event - Paula Yoo: From a Whisper to a Rallying Cry"
Date: July 15, 2021
Time: 7 PM ET

Event: SOCIETY OF BOOK WRITERS & ILLUSTRATORS (SCBWI) 50th Summer Conference: "Creating the NonFiction Book" with Lesa Cline-Ransome, Melissa Manlove, Traci Sorrell and Paula Yoo
Date: July 29, 2021
Time: 11:15 AM PT

Event: Organization of Chinese Americans OCA-Asian Pacific American Advocates
Date: July 18, 2021
Time: 3:30 PM ET
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JUN 2021

Event: Georgia Asian Pacific American Bar Association & The National Association of Chinese Americans Present: "Remember Vincent Chin - 39 Years Later: A Conversation on AAPI Hate, Past to Present"
Date: June 23, 2021
Time: 5 PM ET

Event: Lerner Books: "Hidden History: Pulling Back the Curtain on Marginalized Groups of the Past and Present" with Paula Yoo, Lee Wind, Don Tate, Natasha Donovan and Annette Bay Pimentel.
Date: June 15, 2021
Time: 1 PM ET

MAY 2021

Event: Author Event: Paula Yoo Virtually in Conversation with Maria Elena Rodriguez
Date: Sunday May 23, 2021
Time: 5:00 PM PST

Event: Glendale Public Library: "Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month: From a Whisper to a Rallying Cry Author Talk with Paula Yoo"
Date: Thursday May 20, 2021
Time: 6:30 PM PT

Event: Society of Children Book Writers & Illustrators (SCBWI) Digital Workshop #2: "Celebrating Asian Voices with Julie Abe, Samira Ahmed, Mike Jung, Emily X.R. Pan, Dow Phumiruk, Paula Yoo - Moderated by Alvina Ling, VP & Exec Editorial Director, Little Brown Books for Young Readers"
Date: Thursday May 20, 2021
Time: 1 PM PDT/4 PM ET

Event: One Detroit & APIA Vote Present: "How We Got Here: The Asian American Experience in Metro Detroit" with Roland Hwang, Jim Shimoura, Jasmine Rivera, Mai Xiong, David Han, Leinda Schleicher, Anand Kumar, State Representative Ranjeev Puri (D-Canton) and Paula Yoo
Date: Wednesday May 19, 2021
Time: 4 PM PT/7 PM ET
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Event: Yale in Hollywood: "Celebrating AAPI Heritage Month - AAPI Filmmakers" with Jessica Yu, Quentin Lee, Paula Yu, Rich Ting and Esther Chai
Date: Tuesday May 18, 2021
Time: 5 PM PT

Event: Instagram Live: "Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI_ Heritage Month Discussion on Vincent Chin with Kirsten Vangsness, Paula Yoo and Celeste Pewter"
Date: Monday May 10, 2021
Time: 6 PM PT

Event: Dakota County Library Virtual Author Talk with Paula Yoo: “The Killing of Vincent Chin and the Trial that Galvanized the Asian American Movement"
Date: Thursday May 6, 2021
Time: 7:00 PM CT/8 PM ET/5 PM PT

Event: Chinese American Museum (CAM) Presents: "It Matters - Revisiting Vincent Chin and His Historic Impact on the Asian American Movement with Paula Yoo and Pam Ng"
Date: Tuesday May 4, 2021
Time: 5 PM PT

Event: Virtual Book Discussion of “From a Whisper to a Rallying Cry” with Ms. Edith Campbell and Dr. Sarah Park Dahlen
Date: Monday May 3, 2021
Time: 7 ET/4PT

APR 2021

Event: Freep Film Festival & Cinema Detroit “Who Killed Vincent Chin?” Screening & Panel Discussion with Paula Yoo, Juanita Anderson, Scott Kurashige, Jasmine Rivera, Esther Kim, Steve Byrne and Paula Guthat”
Date: Wednesday April 21, 2021
Time: 6:30 PM ET

MAR 2021

Event: Michigan Reading Association (MRA): 65th Annual Michigan Reading Conference - "Power of Story: Helping Young Writers Dig Deep” with Melissa Stewart, Cynthia Levinson, Heather Montgomery, Carole Boston Weatherford and Paula Yoo
Date: Sunday March 14, 2021
Time: 10:15 AM ET

FEB 2021

Event: Los Angeles Institute for the Humanities: Author Discussion with Paula Yoo
Date: Friday February 12, 2021
Time: 12 PM PT

NOV 2020

Event: Kalamazoo Public Library: 2020 Youth Literature Seminar with Keynote Speakers Candace Fleming, Varian Johnson and Paula Yoo
Date: Friday November 13, 2020
Time: 8:30 AM ET

OCT 2020

Event: School Library Journal (SLJ) Day of Dialogue "Remaking History in Fiction and Nonfiction Panel with Kyandreia Jones, Randi Pink, Michael O. Tunnell, Lee Wind, Paula Yoo and Mahnaz Dar"
Date: Thursday October 15, 2020
Time: 10:40 AM PT