SmåBUS 2020 International Children's Book Conference

INSPIRATION & RESPONSIBILITY

 

Mark the following dates in your diaries! 3,4 & 5 July 2020.

 

SmåBUS organizes for the second time round the International Children's and Young Adult Literature Conference in the heart of Småland.

 

On the theme of Inspiration & Responsibility SmåBUS offers writers and illustrators a platform for the exchange of inspiration and experience among peers active in the field of children's and YA (young adult) literature.

 

The festival creates and prepares a space in which published writers and illustrators can freely associate; during and in between talks and workshops. With a delightful mix of young (and slightly less young) book nerds from different countries and backgrounds; the festival facilitates a 1001 spontaneous connections. It is the ideal place in which many new ideas (and ultimately books) are and have been conceived.  All with the appreciation and respect for high quality children's and YA literature and with respect for our differences and individuality.

 

Be part of an inspiring cultural movement working in the spirit of Astrid Lindgren!

 

We've got a programme most people can only dream of, with A-list speakers like:

MARIT TÖRNQVIST, BART MOEYAERT, JAN DE KINDER, GRO DAHLE, and FATINHA RAMOS and so many more amazing children's and YA writers and illustrators!

 

And, last but not least, illustrators have a chance to work on an international exhibition during the festival.

 

We look forward to seeing you in 2020!




Are you...

...a published writer or illustrator of children's or YA literature?

Don't miss the opportunity to discover the complete festival programme and register here!

 

Are you... 

...completely enamoured with children's and/or YA literature? Do you want to discover new genres, styles OR know more about the practical applications of children's and YA literature? 

Visit any of our captivating lectures by our speakers on the SmåBUS festival!



Festival locations

  • Sörängen Folkhögskola in Nässjö: lectures, workshops, participants’ hotel
  • Astrid Lindgrens Näs in Vimmerby: workshop/lecture, exhibition, visit museum
  • Bullerbyn in Sevedstorp: fika
  • Nässjö Library: workshops for children and young people

    Click here for a map with the different SmåBUS 2020 festival locations.