Professional Credits

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Presentations

  • Co-presenter, GenreQueer: Smashing the Closet, YALSA Young Adult Literature Symposium, Austin, TX, November 2014
  • Co-Presenter, Out of the Closet and Onto the Book the Shelf: Discussing GLBT Literature with David Levithan, Texas Library Association Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX, April 2014.
  • Co-Presenter, Free Comic Book Day at the Library, American Library Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, July 2013.
  • Co-Presenter, Out of the Closet and Onto the Shelves: GLBT Literature Today with Tim Federle, Texas Library Association Annual Conference, Fort Worth, TX, April 2013.
  • Co-Presenter & organizer, Teens Services & The Whole Library Experience, YALSA Midwinter Meeting Preconference, San Diego, CA, January 2011.
  • Organizer, Amelia Bloomer Breakfast featuring Mary Ann Gilpatrick and Laurie Halse Anderson, American Library Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, July 2009.
  • Co-Organizer, Amelia Bloomer Breakfast: Who Needs Feminist Books featuring Ms. Magazine,  American Library Association Annual Conference, Washington, DC, June 2007

Publications

  • Author, Libraries are for Making: Making Connections That Is, Young Adult Library Services, Winter 2015
  • Co-Contributor, The Whole Library Handbook, Evaluating Materials for a Diverse Collection, edited by Heather Booth and Karen Jensen, April 2014
  • Contributor, The Whole Library Handbook, GLBTQ Materials in Your Teen Collection: The Teens Are There Already, Why Aren’t the Books? edited by Heather Booth and Karen Jensen, April 2014.
  • Co-Author with Carla Avitable, Be Flexible With the 2014 Teen Tech Week Theme DIY At Your Library, Young Adult Library Services, Winter 2014.

Committees

  • Little Mavericks Graphic Novels Committee, Inaugural Year, 2015-2016 (Texas Library Association)
  • GLBT-RT Programming Committee, 2014-2016, Chair 2015-2016 (American Library Association)
  • GLBT-RT Representative to SRRT, 2014-2015 (American Library Association)
  • YALSA Teen Tech Committee, 2013-2015 (American Library Association)
  • Rainbow Project Committee Member, 2011-2012, Chair 2013 (American Library Association)
  • YALSA Midwinter Program Committee, 2009-2010
  • YALSA Website Committee, 2006-2008
  • Amelia Bloomer Project Committee Member, 2004-2009, co-chair 2009-2011 (American Library Association)

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