History of Guest Presenters

Over the years, Aroostook Right to Read has had many wonderful authors and illustrators as guest presenters at its Young Authors' Conferences.

2022 Virtual conference - Dan Gutman, Chris Van Dusen, Amy MacDonald, Matt Tavares,

Anne Sibley O'Brien, and Tamra Wight


2021 Virtual conference - Megan Frazer Blakemore, Mike Artell, Lynn Plourde, Mary Cerullo,

and Josh Alves

2020 YA event was canceled

2019 Anne Sibley O'Brien

2018 Rob Buyea

2017 Cynthia Lord

2016 Josh Alves

2015 Mary Cerullo

2014 Lynn Plourde

2013 Don Fendler and Lynn Plourde

2012 Allen Sockabasin

2011 Cynthia Lord

2010 Poetry Alive! group

2009 Paul Janeckzo

2008 Lea Wait

2007 Amy MacDonald

2006 Patricia Hermes

2005 Gordon Korman

2004 Mike Artell

2003 Robert Pottle

2002 Joanna Hurowitz

2001 Eileen Levine

2000 Sherry Garland

1999 Dan Gutman

1998 Judith Gurong

1997 Will Hobbs

1996 Todd Straiser

1995 Jose Aruego

1994 James Lincoln Collier

1993 Caroline Cooney

1992 Rick and Robin "Heart of Gold Vaudeville Company"

1991 Grace Chetwin

1990 Bruce McMillan

1989 Mimi Gregoire Carpenter

1988 Peter Parnall

1987 Ouida Sebestyen

1986 Mark Pentilescu

1985 Richard Sparks

1984 Lois Lowry

1983 Eileen Rosenbaum