I'll be at YALLWest in Santa Monica this year! Full schedule to come. :)
Love in the Time of Mother of Dragons: Romance and YA SF/Fantasy with Cora Carmack, Jeff Giles, Lexa Hillyer, Mary E. Pearson, Aprilynne Pike, and Susan Dennard
LL3/Conference/Industry Level in Baker Room
May 4th at 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
Crafting the Perfect YA Villain: The Appeal of the Dark Side with Dhonielle Clayton, Kerri Maniscalco, Kristen Orlando, Danielle Paige, Mary E. Pearson
LL3/Conference/Industry Level in Spring Room
May 5th at 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
The Giant Book Fair
May 6th at 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Writing Tips and Techniques for Teen and Adult Writers with Dhonielle Clayton, Abbi Glines, Julie Murphy, Aprilynne Pike, C.J. Redwine
May 6th at 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM
International Tower/LL2 in Embassy A-B Room
10:00 – 11:00 – Panel – Dystopian Worlds: Mazes of Time, Space, and Memory (Celeste Trimble, moderator) featuring Alexandra Bracken, Sharon Cameron, James Dashner.
Three best selling YA authors talk about creating dystopias in which their characters struggle to save their world. Whether those worlds involve mazes, time travel or the loss of memory, these authors portray dangerous worlds where mysteries abound and survival is an uncertainty. Location: KIVA in the College of Education
11:00 – 11:30 – Autographing
1:00 – 1:45 – Moving through Alternative Worlds.
Join Alexandra Bracken and Shannon Messenger as they talk about "Let the Wind Rise" and "Wayfarer" and answer questions on writing about alternative worlds and time travel. You will do a book talk on your newest book and then answer questions. Location: Teen and Author Stage
1:45 - 2:00 – Autographing
2:30 – 3:30 – Panel – Impact of War and Conflict (Michelle Mohrweis, moderator) featuring Cheryl Blackford, Alexandra Bracken, and Deborah Hopkinson.
Three authors reflect on writing about people caught in the middle of war and conflict and their stories of courage and survival. Their books reflect a range of genres, from historical fiction to informational books to time travel. Location: Room 351 in the College of Education
3:30 – 4:00 - Autographing
I'll be attending YALLFest again this year and can't wait to see you! More details coming soon!
Bringing Books to Life - Book to Movie Panel
Panel time: 3:45 PM ET- 4:45 PM ET
Location: BookCon @ NYCC – 500 W 36th St
Signing Time: 5:00-6:00 PM ET
Signing Location: BookCon @ NYCC – 500 W 36th St – 6th Floor Autographing Area
The authors behind some of today’s biggest film and television adaptations come together to discuss what it takes to bring a book to the screen. From the perks to the challenges, to the thrill of seeing your imagination come to life, these authors will talk about how their original work evolved as it was adapted for the screen.
Patrick Ness (A Monster Calls), Sarvenaz Tash, (The Geek’s Guide to Unrequited Love), Blake Crouch, (Dark Matter and Wayward Pines Trilogy), Lev Grossman (The Magicians) ReedPOP GUEST, Ezekiel Boone (The Hatching) ReedPOP GUEST
MODERATOR: Alexandra Bracken (The Darkest Minds series, Passenger)
*Please note, 150 wristbands for the group signing will be distributed to Fans while they wait in line for the respective Panel
In Booth Signing for Alexandra Bracken
Disney booth, #2028 10:00 to 10:45 AM ET
Signing copies of PASSENGER (for purchase) and WAYFARER chapter samplers
Please feel free to bring your books from home!
St. Ann's School (129 Pierrepont St in Brooklyn)
Panel: Building Your Fantasy: New York Times bestselling author Nova Ren Suma (The Walls Around Us) moderates a conversation about finding the magic to construct brilliantly imagined fantasy worlds—from time travel to powerful witches to genetically engineered monsters—with #1 New York Times bestselling author Alexandra Bracken (Passenger), Joseph Bruchac (Trail of the Dead), and Zoraida Cordova (Labyrinth Lost).