Kennesaw State University present the 29th Annual
Conference on Literature for Children and Young Adults


For precautionary reasons the Literature Conference for Children and Young Adults at Kennesaw State University that was scheduled for March 16-17, 2020 is being cancelled, All registrations will be refunded by the payment method they were received. Please see below for more information.


All attendees will receive a full refund for the conference registration fees that were paid.

If the registration was paid by check, a check refund will be issued to the individual/school that paid. Once we process check refunds, it can take 2-4 weeks before the check is mailed and additional time for the individual/school to receive the check in the mail.
If the registration was paid by a credit/debit card, the refund will be issued back to the card that was used. Once we process credit card refunds, it can take 3-5 business days for that refund to appear.

Exception: If the registration was paid by credit/debit card and it has been more than 6 months since the transaction was processed, a check refund must be issued. Please see the details above concerning check refunds.

Please note that the time frames above are estimates based on the date a refund is processed, however, with the large number of attendees, it make take a couple of weeks to actually process all of the refunds so the estimates above could be longer than stated. We would appreciate everyone’s patience during this process.

If you have not received a refund by April 30, 2020, then you may contact Ashley Vander Wyk by email at Please do not inquire on the status of a refund prior to April 30th.

For future conference information please check back at our Literature Conference website -

Thank you and stay healthy

March 16 and 17, 2020 



KSU CENTER, 3333 Busbee Drive Kennesaw, GA


What is LCYA

The KSU Conference on Literature for Children and Young Adults provides teachers, preservice teachers, public and school librarians, media specialists, and school administrators with a two- day experience in which they have the opportunity to listen to and interact with several highly acclaimed children's and young adult authors as well as attend presentations from master teachers and experts in the field on all facets of literacy instruction.

Now in its 29th year, KSU's Annual Conference on Literature for Children and Young Adults has featured some of the most prominent authors writing today.

Conference Directors

  • Dr. Sanjuana Rodriguez - Co-Director
  • Donna Fitzgerald - Co-Director