For school visits & press inquires:  benson.shum@gmail.com

Click here for Press Kit - Includes high-res book images, author photo, bio, book information & more!

 

Upcoming events:

RCC AAPI guest speaker, Riverside City College:  Friday, May 27th, 2:00pm

TEDxDelNorte Speaker: May 28th

Chevalier's Bookstore Story time:  Sunday, June 26th, 11:00am

nErDCampPA 2022: July 15th, 2022 Virtual panels (Details to come!)

Vancouver Public Library: Artist workshop, Thursday, July 27th 2:00-5:00pm

San Diego Union-Tribune's Festival of Books: August 20th, 2022 (Details to come!)

Orange County Book Festival: Sunday, October 2nd, 2022 (Details to come!)

San Diego Zoo: Book signing at the Kids store, more dates to come soon.

Virginia Children's Book Festival:  October 12-13th, 2022

LightBox Expo: October 14th-15th, 2022

 

Past events:

LA Times Festival of Books 2022 Children's Stage

The Book Jewel, Independent Bookstore Day Story time

Children's Book World and TeachAAPI's virtual picture book club event.

https://www.childrensbookworld.com/event/virtual-picture-book-talk-anzu-great-kaiju-benson-shum-wednesday-may-4th-1030am

SCBWI Digital workshop with Meg Flemming

Michelle Obama Neighborhood Library, Long Beach

Arapahoe Library Presentation - Animation as a Career

Sheridan's March Break Camp - Story time with Anzu the Great Kaiju.

San Diego Zoo book signing

Presented at CTA conference, 2022 (California Teachers Association)

School visit at San Jose Charter Academy

World Read Aloud Day 2022

Once Upon a Time Bookstore - Anzu the Great Kaiju Book launch

Virginia Children's Book Festival 2021 (Virtual)

AFT TEACH 2021 (American Federation of Teachers) virtual conference.

Children's Book World - Alex's Good Fortune Virtual Storytime.

13th annual Lowell Bayside Academy Authors and Illustrators 2021

Rural West Texas Literature and Lunch 2021

San Diego Union-Tribune’s Festival of Books, Virtual event.

CALIBA - California Independent Booksellers Alliance.

Barnes & Noble at The Grove, Los Angeles, CA

Princeton Children's Book Festival, Princeton, NJ

Vronman's Bookstore, Pasadena, CA

Hicklebee's Children's Books, San Jose, CA

KidsBooks, Vancouver, BC