Past Events

April 23, 2017 | 11 am – LA Times Festival of Books; Los Angeles, CA


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I’ll also be signing after both panels but also doing a signing and galley giveaway at the Once Upon a Time Booth at 2 pm on Sunday! Booth number 732.

Also very honored to be presenting the LA Times Book Prize for young adult fiction on Friday April 21 at the award ceremony!


April 28-29, 2017 – YALLWEST; Los Angeles, CA

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On Friday I’ll be at this!

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On Saturday I’ll be on a panel, moderating a panel, and doing a signing, see below!

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June 7, 2017LAUNCH PARTY!!! Pasadena, CA 6:30 PM

695 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91101


Join me as I launch I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED LOVE at one of my favorite bookstores, Vroman’s! I’ll be in conversation with Sarah Enni of First Draft and there will be snacks, refreshments, and perhaps a giveaway or two. See you there!

More info here.

June 8, 2017 – Book’d in LA Burbank, CA 8:00 PM

I’ll be doing a reading and discussing books with a few other great local YA authors! See below!

10900 Burbank Blvd. 
North Hollywood, CA 91601


June 11, 2017 – Once Upon a Time, Montrose, CA 3 P.M.

2207 Honolulu Ave.

Montrose, CA 91020

I’ll be doing a bookstore event with Sherri Smith and Cindy Pon for LA Sizzles! More info here.

June 22, 2017 – Anderson’s Book Shop, La Grange, IL 7:00 P.M.

26 S. La Grange Rd.
La Grange, 60525


I’ll be doing a YA Panel with other amazing authors Adi Alsaid, Julie Eshbaugh, E. Lockhart, and Neal Shusterman!

June 25, 2017 – ALA Chicago, IL 3:30 – 4:00 P.M.

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I’ll be signing at the Macmillan booth on Sunday, booth #2711!

July 12, 2017 – Pages Bookstore Manhattan Beach, CA 7 P.M.

904 Manhattan Ave.
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

I’ll be speaking with the talented Elana K. Arnold! More info here.

July 19 & 29, 2017 – LA Public Library’s Summer Author Program

July 19, 2017 – Exposition Park Public Library Los Angeles, CA 4 pm


3900 S. Western Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90062

July 29, 2017 – Central Library Downtown Los Angeles, CA 2 pm

630 W 5th St
Los Angeles, CA 90071


I’ll be holding workshops as part of LAPL’s Summer Author Series. More info here!

July 26, 2017 – Write On! Workshop at Santa Monica Public Library, 3- 5 pm

601 Santa Monica Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90401

I’ll be holding a workshop called Writing With Voice…or How to Make Your Story Way More Interesting.

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July 27, 2017 – Books Inc. San Francisco, CA 7:00 P.M.

601 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA

YA Road Trip! I’ll be headed to SF with LA authors Kayla Cagan, Lilliam Rivera, and Zan Romanoff where we’ll be doing a panel at Book Inc.’s Opera Plaza. More info here.


August 16, 2017 – Pop! Goes My Heart, South Irving Library, Texas, 7:00 P.M.

601 Schulze Dr.
Irving, TX 75060
South Irving Library Meeting Room #1

Sandhya Menon, author of When Dimple Met Rishi, and I will be in conversation in Irving, Texas! More info here.


September 16, 2017 – Pasadena Love YA; Pasadena, CA 11 am – 4 pm

Pasadena Public Library
285 East Walnut Street Pasadena, CA 91101


Panels and signing information to come! Click here for more details.

September 23, 2017 – Barnes & Noble B-Fest; Palmdale, CA 1 – 4 pm

Barnes & Noble Palmdale
39228 10th Street West
Palmdale, CA 93551


Join me and Robin Benway, Isabel Quintero, Sarah Skilton, and Amy Spalding at B&N Palmdale as part of their nationwide Teen Book Festival. We’ll be there to chat and sign books all afternoon!

More details here.

October 8, 2017 – Panel with C.B. Lee and Sarah Kuhn at Barnes & Noble at The Grove; Los Angeles, CA 5 pm

I’ll be in conversation with awesome authors C.B. Lee and Sarah Kuhn, celebrating the launch of C.B.’s book, Not Your Villain!


La Times logoApril 21, 2018
LA Times Festival of Books
Los Angeles, CA

USC Campus
University of Southern California
University Park Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90089

Panel: Rebels, Romantics and Everything in Between
12:30 – 1:30 pm
With Aminah Mae Safi, Sandyha Menon, Amy Spalding, and Margaret Stohl
Signing immediately following the panel.
Location: YA Stage, Signing Area 9