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Laura Atkins

Laura Atkins is an author, teacher, and children’s book editor who worked at Children’s Book Press, Orchard Books, and Lee & Low Books. With an MA in Children’s Literature and an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults, she co-wrote ‘Fred Korematsu Speaks Up,’ and is the author of the light-hearted picture book, ‘Sled Dog Dachshund.’ Passionate about diversity and equity in children’s books, Laura is based in Berkeley, California.

2019 Schedule

This speaker is scheduled to appear on our Children & Family stages at the Outdoor Fair

Featured In

2017 - How to Speak Up: A Story of Courage