Swiacki Children's Literature Festival

Festival History

The Swiacki Children's Literature Festival at Framingham State University is an annual celebration of children's books featuring renowned authors and illustrators in the field.  The event includes book signings, lectures and workshops about the latest developments in the craft.  The festival was launched in 1986 as the David McCord Children's Literature Festival, sponsored by the Nobscot Reading Council.  Framingham State University has hosted the festival since its inception and, in 2006, took over coordination of the event.  In 2014, the festival was renamed the Swiacki Children's Literature Festival at Framingham State University in recognition of the efforts and support of it alumnae donors, Nancy and Janina Swiacki.

The 2018 Swiacki Children's Literature Festival