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Confirmed guests

Upcoming Authors & Illustrators

The list below represents already-confirmed guests and beloved hosts for BAM 2022. This list is subject to change, and will expand in number and information closer to the event.

  • Adib Khorram

  • Akshaya Raman

  • Antwan Eady

  • Ashley Woodfolk

  • Christina Diaz Gonzalez

  • Claribel Ortega

  • Danette Vigilante

  • Danielle Paige

  • David LaRochelle

  • G. Neri

  • Jarrett Lerner

  • Jenin Mohammed

  • Jess Redman

  • Juana Medina

  • Kass Morgan

  • Kim Johnson

  • Linda Sue Park

  • Mike Wohnoutka

  • Neal Shusterman

  • Rena Barron

  • Sarah Hollowell

  • Shauna Reynolds

  • Sherri Winston

  • Stephen Kozan

  • Vanessa Brantley

  • Victoria Jamieson

  • Yangsook Choi

  • Zoraida Córdova


By April 9th we plan to have a full list of K-5, Middle Grade, and YA authors and illustrators. Check out last year's list to see the magnitude of BAM's planned programming.