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  • Writer's pictureDawn Smith

35th Ezra Jack Keats Award Ceremony

Updated: Mar 30, 2021

The 35th annual EJK Awards will be presented to this year's winners and honorees at the Fay B. Kaigler Children's Book Festival on April 13. You are invited to join us for the ceremony and meet these early career authors and illustrators, hear about their work, their artistic processes, and who influenced and encouraged them to pursue their artistic dreams.

The ceremony will include remarks by Southern Miss President Rodney Bennett, the release of the documentary trailer, and a celebratory video from kidlit stars, EJK Award winners and honorees.

To register for the Fay B. Kaigler Children's Book Festival, the EJK Award ceremony, and to view the keynote line-up, click here.

*Although this year's Kaigler Festival is offered free of charge, we recommend preregistering via eventbrite to receive 2021 Festival updates and daily reminders with links to the sessions during the week of the Festival.*

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