Meet Ben Clanton at University Bookstore (Seattle, WA)
Jun
22
6:00 pm18:00

Meet Ben Clanton at University Bookstore (Seattle, WA)

  • University Bookstore

I WISH I could be at Ben's launch party for It Came in the Mail, cuz ain't no party like a Ben Clanton party cuz a Ben Clanton party don't stop. According to Ben:

"Come help me celebrate the release of my latest and greatest picture book IT CAME IN THE MAIL! Lots of prizes, treats, activities, and general good stuff to be had . . . including some special mail. Hope to see you there!"

Meet Daniel Kraus at Book Expo America (Chicago, IL)
May
13
10:30 am10:30

Meet Daniel Kraus at Book Expo America (Chicago, IL)

  • McCormick Place

I'm kind of super excited that BEA is going to be in my former hometown of Chicago. And you should be excited that Daniel Kraus will be signing copies of The Death and Life of Zebulon Finch, Volume One: At the Edge of Empire at Table 1 in the autographing area on Friday, 5/13 (what a perfect day for a signing of this book!) at 10:30 AM. Please give Daniel a hug for me.

Meet Ashlyn Anstee at Once Upon a Time (Los Angeles, CA)
Apr
21
6:30 pm18:30

Meet Ashlyn Anstee at Once Upon a Time (Los Angeles, CA)

  • Once Upon a Time

Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day with Ashlyn and Gnome (and probably Yeti).

There will be FREE wildflower seeds, activity booklets, photos, maybe a song or two? April is Springtime, and Earth Day is around the same time, so bring your green thumbs and garden overalls, and Ashlyn will sign and draw in any book you like! EVEN if I didn't write it!

Meet Tommy Wallach at the NoVA Teen Book Festival (Arlington, VA)
Mar
5
9:30 am09:30

Meet Tommy Wallach at the NoVA Teen Book Festival (Arlington, VA)

  • Washington-Lee High School

The schedule for this festival looks awesome, and I'm so glad Tommy is going to be there. You can find him...

10:15 - 11 AM

Q & A Breakout Session, Room 1011, with Hannah Barnaby (also one of my authors!)

11:15 – 12 PM

Main Author Panel: “Rebel Rebel”

Short stories, writing in pairs, graphic memoirs, and stories within stories—these authors have all written narratives that are a little bit outside the box.

Tommy Wallach (THANKS FOR THE TROUBLE)

Maggie Thrash (HONOR GIRL)

Jason Reynolds (ALL AMERICAN BOYS)

Brendan Kiely (ALL AMERICAN BOYS)

April G. Tucholke (SLASHER GIRLS & MONSTER BOYS: STORIES)

1:15 - 2 PM

Q & A Breakout Session, Room 1401, with Jeff Garvin

 

Meet Tommy Wallach at the Strand (New York, NY)
Feb
22
7:00 pm19:00

Meet Tommy Wallach at the Strand (New York, NY)

  • Strand Book Store

Tommy is having the launch event for his second novel, Thanks for the Trouble, at the super cool Strand Book Store. If you attend, please make sure to say hello to me. I'll be the proud editor standing in the back, grinning ear to ear. 

Meet Daniel Kraus at the American Association of School Librarians Conference (Columbus, OH)
Nov
6
Nov 7

Meet Daniel Kraus at the American Association of School Librarians Conference (Columbus, OH)

  • 400 North High Street Columbus, OH, 43215 United States

Daniel will be hobnobbing with school librarians at the AASL's annual conference. Make sure to stop by his Baker & Taylor signing on Friday at 3:30 (Booth 417). And if you're attending the Junior Library Guild Meet 'n' Greet on Saturday at 5:15 (Hyatt Regency Columbus, Room Franklin C - Teen Room), make sure to ask him how--and when--he came up with the idea for Zebulon Finch.

Meet Jen Brooks at the Bar Harbor Kids Book Festival (Bar Harbor, ME)
Oct
9
Oct 10

Meet Jen Brooks at the Bar Harbor Kids Book Festival (Bar Harbor, ME)

  • Bar Harbor, ME

Gah, I bet this is going to be so fun pretty! Two full days of readings, activities, celebrations, workshops and panels. Saturday’s events will be open to all ages and will focus on writing, reading and illustrating. Check the schedule for exact locations.

Meet me at Books of Wonder! (New York, NY)
Sep
27
1:00 pm13:00

Meet me at Books of Wonder! (New York, NY)

  • Books of Wonder

The glorious Books of Wonder (35 years and counting!) is hosting a picture book bonanza on Sunday, 9/27. I'll be there to read and sign copies of Simon's New Bed, alongside Jacky Davis, David Soman, and Sergio Ruzzier. Yay!

Meet Robert Venditti at Baltimore Comic-Con (Baltimore, MD)
Sep
25
Sep 27

Meet Robert Venditti at Baltimore Comic-Con (Baltimore, MD)

  • Baltimore Convention Center

I attended this conference a few years back, shortly before The Lightning Thief: The Graphic Novel came out if memory serves. It's a really good one. Robert, beloved by the comics community, will be there to speak about his monthlies and his debut children's novel.