events

Upcoming Events

2017

 

Texas Book Festival

Details TBA

November 4, 2017

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NCTE Annual Convention

Details TBA

St. Louis, Missouri

November 16–19, 2017

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Stories on Stage Davis

YA Night With Brandy Colbert and Shayne Langford

Pence Gallery

Davis, California

December 9, 2017 | 7:30 p.m.

 

2018

AWP Conference

Tampa, Florida

March 7–10, 2018

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Children’s Literature Festival

University of Central Missouri

Details TBA

Warrensburg, Missouri

March 18–20, 2018

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[Past Events]

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In conversation with Robin Benway for the launch of her new book, Far From the Tree

Vroman’s Bookstore

October 3, 2017 | 7 p.m.

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Provincetown Book Festival

Panel with Lauren Wolk and M.T. Anderson

September 16, 2017 | 1 p.m. ET

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In conversation with Stephanie Kuehn for the launches of Little & Lion and When I am Through With You

Skylight Books

Los Angeles, California

August 26, 2017 | 5 p.m.

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In conversation with Stephanie Kuehn for the launches of When I am Through With You and Little & Lion

Mrs. Dalloway’s Bookstore

Berkeley, California

August 12, 2017 | 4 p.m.

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ALA Annual

June 22–27, 2017

Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

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Panel: Pieces of Me

With Nina LaCour, Jennifer Niven, Angie Thomas, and Nicola Yoon

Moderated by Brandy Colbert

Followed by a book signing

April 23, 2017 | 3:30 p.m. PT

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In conversation with Elana K. Arnold for her new novel What Girls Are Made Of

The Last Bookstore

April 6, 2017 | 7:30 p.m. PT

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AWP Conference & Bookfair

Panel: Black Girl Magic, Blues, & Beauty in Young Adult Literature

With Tiffany Jackson, Renee Watson, and Ibi Zoboi

Moderated by Dhonielle Clayton

February 9, 2017 | 4:30 p.m. ET

Panel: The Book of Your Heart: Ignoring Market Trends and Writing the Novel Most Connected to You

With Bennett Madison, Emily X.R. Pan, and Amy Reed

Moderated by Nova Ren Suma

February 11, 2017 | 4:30 p.m. ET

Bad Girls Do It Well (AWP offsite reading)

Reading with Lilliam Rivera, Erica L. Sánchez, and Nova Ren Suma

Upshur Street Books

February 11, 2017 | 7 p.m. ET

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Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

USC campus

Panel: Young Adult Fiction, Magical Realism on the Page

With Shaun David Hutchinson, Sean McGinty, and Peter Rock

Moderated by Brandy Colbert

Followed by a book signing

April 9, 2016 | 10:30 a.m. PT

*I will also be signing at the Penguin Random House booth on April 9 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. and presenting the Young Adult Literature Award at the 2016 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes ceremony at Bovard Auditorium on the USC campus at 6:30 p.m.

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Deschutes Public Library Teen Lit Fest

Deschutes Public Library in Bend, Oregon

April 15, 2016 | 10 a.m.–4 p.m. PT

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YALLWEST

Santa Monica High School

April 30–May 1, 2016

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Madcap Retreats

2016 Aspiring Writers Workshop

August 4–8, 2016

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AWP Conference & Bookfair

Los Angeles Convention Center

March 30–April 2, 2016

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BinderCon L.A.

UCLA campus in Carnesale Commons

Panel: Tense & Sensibility, Ways to Tackle Tragedy in Young Adult Literature

With Lissa Price, Elizabeth Ross, and Isabel Quintero

moderated by Lilliam Rivera

March 20, 2016 | 2:15 p.m. PT

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Pasadena Loves YA! teen book festival

Pasadena Public Library

May 23, 2015 | 12 p.m.–4 p.m. PT

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Chicago Young Adult Book Fest

Venues and times to be announced

May 9, 2015

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Children’s Literature Council of Southern California 2015 Spring Workshop

South Pasadena Middle School Library

Writers’ Panel, with Stephanie Diaz and Nicola Yoon

moderated by Aaron Hartzler

May 2, 2015 | 10 a.m. PT

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Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

USC campus

Panel: I’ll Be There for You

With Robin Benway, Jessi Kirby, and Morgan Matson

moderated by Aaron Hartzler

Followed by a book signing

April 19, 2015 | 3 p.m. PT

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AWP Conference & Bookfair

Minneapolis Convention Center

Panel: Young Adult Literature and the Female Body

With Steve Brezenoff, Alexandra Duncan, and Christine Heppermann moderated by Megan C. Atwood

April 9, 2015 | 12 p.m. CT

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BinderCon L.A.

UCLA campus in Carnesale Commons

Panel: Characters in Flux

With Francesca Lia Block and Lauren Strasnick

moderated by Jade Chang

March 29, 2015 | 11 a.m. PT

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Brandy Colbert in conversation with Stephanie Kuehn

Mrs. Dalloway’s in Berkeley, Calif.

May 31, 2014 | 7:30 p.m. PT

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Sexual Violence in YA Lit Virtual Panel

via Google Hangout, with Courtney C. Stevens

May 21, 2014 | 12 p.m. ET

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Pointe Launch Party

Skylight Books

Reading and signing

April 26, 2014 | 5 p.m. PT