Young Adult Southern Book Con
- Friday, October 19th:
YAS Book Con - Western Kentucky University - Bowling Green, KY - 9 AM-2PM
Super excited to be part of this year's YAS Book Con, along with so many amazing authors. Stay tuned for more information!
AWP 2019 IN PORTLAND, OR
- March 27, 2019 - March 29, 2019
Beyond thrilled to share that I'll be attending (again) one of my all time favorite conferences—AWP! 2019 in Portland, OR is destined to be amazing. Though schedules are not yet solidified, here's what I can tell you: I'll be part of a panel called "Reaching Climax: Girls with Sexual Agency" along with superstar authors Bree Barton, Nova Ren Suma, Emily X.R. Pan, and Dana L. Davis. Can't wait!
- Saturday, August 11th:
The Writer's Digest Annual Conference - New York City - 4:15 PM
Excited to be added to this panel of debut authors! From the website: You’ll learn what it took for each of these first-timers to secure a deal, what the reality of that experience was, the disappointments and the victories, and the lessons learned along the way. There will be plenty of time for Q+A!
- Wednesday, August 8th
McNally Jackson - New York City - 7PM
I'm super, super excited to be moderating Katie's launch party. HERETICS ANONYMOUS is a glorious, hilarious, compulsive read, and I know you're going to love it!
- Sunday, May 6th:
Doylestown Bookshop - Doylestown, PA - 2PM-4PM
Panel and Signing alongside fellow authors Lindsay Champion (SOMEDAY, SOMEWHERE) and Anna Hecker (WHEN THE BEAT DROPS). Moderated by Derek Milman (SCREAM ALL NIGHT).
- Saturday, May 5th:
Barnes & Noble, Willow Grove - Willow Grove, PA - 1PM-3PM
Meet three great teen authors at this special panel where they will be discussing their new novels and sharing excerpts from their work. We'll be joined by Lindsay Champion author of SOMEDAY, SOMEWHERE, Sarah Nicole Smetana author of THE MIDNIGHTS, and Anna Hecker author of WHEN THE BEAT DROPS. All three books are centered around music and the way it can transform your life. Moderated by Derek Milman (SCREAM ALL NIGHT).
- Friday, May 4th
Books Are Magic - Brooklyn, NY - 11:45 AM
Book club talk as part of the Brooklyn Indie Bookstore Crawl.
- Tuesday, April 10th:
Chapman University Lit Pub Crawl - Orange, CA - 6PM
Really looking forward to returning to my alma mater to discuss publishing my debut novel!
- Monday, April 9th:
Chevalier's Books - Los Angeles, CA - 7PM
I'm beyond excited to head out to Chevalier's Bookstore in LA alongside two other phenomenal contemporary YA authors: Farrah Penn (12 STEPS TO NORMAL), and Angelo Surmelis (THE ART OF BLENDING IN).
- Wednesday, April 4th:
Teen Author Reading Night - Jefferson Market Branch of NYPL - New York, NY - 6PM
I'll be reading from THE MIDNIGHTS alongside YA authors Lindsay Champion, Andy Marino, Gae Polisner, Lindsay Ribar, Alison Cherry, Michelle Schusterman, Julia Lynn Rubin, and Jess Verdi.
Sunday, March 25th:
New York City Teen Author Festival Signing - Books of Wonder Bookstore - New York, NY - 3PM
Books of Wonder will be hosting all the NYC TAF authors for a mega signing! Authors are scheduled for half hour slots alphabetically between the hours of 1 and 4. I'll be signing copies of THE MIDNIGHTS at 3! To see all the 2018 NYC TAF author signing times, click here.
- Saturday, March 24th:
New York City Teen Author Festival Panel - McNally Jackson Bookstore - New York, NY - 7PM
I'm so excited to participate in this year's NYC TAF! This panel is called "Into the Wilds" and I'll be appearing with Cathleen Bell, Rhoda Belleza, Alison Cherry, Lindsay Ribar, Michelle Schusterman, Alexandra Monir, Melissa Ostrom, and Kaitlin Ward. We'll be moderated by the amazing Kass Morgan. To see all the 2018 NYC TAF events, click here.
- Wednesday, March 14th:
LAUNCH PARTY! - Books Are Magic, Brooklyn NY - 7:30 PM
I could not be any more excited to celebrate the launch of THE MIDNIGHTS at Books Are Magic in Brooklyn! I'll be in conversation with Amy Kurzweil, my good friend and the author of the amazing graphic memoir FLYING COUCH.
- Friday, March 9th:
AWP Conference - Tampa, FL - 9AM
"Knowing Your Place: Identity and Space in Young Adult Fiction." I was recently added to this panel—alongside superstars Lilliam Rivera, Ibi Ziboi, and Andrew Boryga—and I could not be more thrilled. Anyone who knows me knows I LOVE talking about how setting can impact character.
- Thursday, March 8th:
AWP Conference - Tampa, FL - 3PM
"From Best Friends Forever to Toxic Bonds: Digging Deep into Complex Female Friendships in Young Adult Literature." So excited about this YA panel with fellow authors Kit Frick, Anica Mrose Rissi, Amy Reed, and Marcy Beller Paul!