Words & Pictures

Words & Pictures presents acclaimed children’s authors and illustrators to readers of all ages.

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Jon Klassen

October 5, 2023

Rachel Renée Russell

November 2, 2023

Mac Barnett & Shawn Harris

November 30, 2023

A.S. King

February 22, 2024

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But if we want to change the world so it’s good for everyone, it’s important to talk about the truth.”

A.S. King, Attack of the Black Rectangles

Words & Pictures is generously supported by:


Upcoming Lectures

Hernan Diaz


Ed Yong

APR 29

Jesmyn Ward

MAY 13

Anna Monardo

MAY 23