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Just Us Books INC - DEFIANT & Recognize Book Launch (East Orange Public Library) 10-27-21_



April 16-19

Texas Library Association Book Conference

April 16, 3:00 PM Poster Signing 

April 18, 10:00 - 11:00 AM Panel,; 11:00 AM Book Signing

April 7-12

Bologna Book Fair

Bologna, Italy

Monday, March 25, 9:00 PM 

Zoom Panel sponsored by Independent Writers of Southern California 

Thursday, March  21

National Black Writers Conference

Interview with Renee Watson

Monday, March 18

Backstage Stories with Marcia Pendleton, WBAI Radio 

Saturday January 6, 2024, 1 pm
Family Success Center

132 South Harrison St., East Orange, NJ
The Reckoning book talk and signing

December 18, 10 am  

 Atkins Elementary School Visit

Shreveport, LA.

September 9, 2023, 11 am

Words Bookstore

Maplewood, NJ

Wade Hudson and E.B. Lewis book signing for Invincible


September 19, 2023, 2:00 - 3:00 pm (virtual)

Long Island Library Resources Council

Author Interview

Wade Hudson


September 27, 2023, 6:00 pm

The End Bookstore

Allentown, PA

In Conversation, Wade Hudson interviewed by Cheryl Hudson

Invincible book signing


October 1, 2023, 11:30 am

New York Historical Society

Co-sponsored by National Coalition Against Censorship

Banned Book Event

New York, NY

Wade Hudson


October 11, 2023, 6 pm

Children’s Book Council hosts a

Celebration for JUB’s 35th Anniversary

New York, New York 10018

(by invitation)


October 21 & 22, 2023 (virtual)

The BookFest 2023, Los Angeles

Honorary Achievement Award

Wade & Cheryl Hudson


I love to share my story about my work as a writer and publisher. I cover many topics including multicultural children’s literature, creating diverse curriculums, the evolution of publishing and more. I speak at schools, industry conferences, panels and other events. Here are a few of the places where I've presented: 

  • American Booksellers Association Convention

  • American Library Association

  • Banneker-Douglass Foundation Black Writer's Conference

  • Charlemae Rollins African American Children's Literature Colloquium

  • Children's Defense Fund

  • C-SPAN2 BookTalk

  • Highlights Foundation

  • Independent Book Publishers Association

  • International Reading Association

  • Kweli Children of Color Conference

  • Library of Congress, Daniel A. P. Murray Association

  • Madison, WI School District

  • NCTE (National Council of Teachers of English)

  • Pace University

  • Smithsonian Institution Resident Association Program

  • Summer Institute in Children's Literature at Simmons College


For more information or to request me for your organization or event, please contact: Patrick Oliver at Speak Loudly or (501) 952-6169

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