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

Address:
695 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91101

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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!

Address: 
10900 Burbank Blvd. 
North Hollywood, CA 91601

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

Address:
2207 Honolulu Ave.

Montrose, CA 91020
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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.

Address:
26 S. La Grange Rd.
La Grange, 60525

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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.

Address:
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

Address:

3900 S. Western Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90062

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

Address:
630 W 5th St
Los Angeles, CA 90071

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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

Address:
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.

Address:
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.

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

Address:
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.

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

Address:
Pasadena Public Library
285 East Walnut Street Pasadena, CA 91101

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


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

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

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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!

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LA Times Festival of Books
Los Angeles, CA

Address:
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

 


bay area festival of booksApril 28, 2018
Bay Area Book Festival
Berkley, CA

Address:
Downtown Berkley – Click here to see a list of venues.

Panel: Life as We Know It: Realistic Young Adult Fiction
11:45 AM – 1:00 PM
With Jesse Andrews, Alexandra Ballard, Annie Barrows, and Krystal Sutherland
Location: Berkeley City College Auditorium

 


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May 5, 2018
YALLWEST
Santa Monica, CA

Address:
Saturday Festival
Santa Monica High School
601 Pico Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90405

Friday, May 4

6:00 – 8:00 PM

Fierce Friday Preview Event
Santa Monica Main Library
601 Santa Monica Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 9040

Join us for a madcap YA library takeover — YALLWEST style! We’ll be kicking off the festival weekend with a night of signings, tomfoolery, swag giveaways — and more. Get tickets here.

Saturday, May 5

1:00 PM – Barnum Hall

Panel: Sorry Not Sorry
With Laurie Devore, Marie Lu, Richelle Mead, Lauren Oliver, and Tamora Pierce
Unapologetically ambitious girls: why do we love writing them, and why can they be so hard to write?

3:00 PM – Chorus Room

Panel: American Stories
With Cookie Everman (Moderator), Gloria Chao, Shaun David Hutchinson, Lilliam Rivera, Sara Saedi, and Nic Stone
Families lost or found – identities fractured or reclaimed – arrivals and departures – change. Is there one “American story”?

4:00 PM – Innovation Quad
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Spring 2018 Fierce Reads Tour

With Mary Pearson, Taran Matharu, Maurene Goo, and Tricia Levenseller

If you have questions about a specific event, please contact the bookstore.

May 8 – 7:00 PM
Grand Rapids, MI

Schuler Books
2660 28th Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512
517.316.7495

May 9 – 6:30 PM
St. Paul, MN

Red Balloon Bookshop
891 Grand Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105
651.224.8320

May 10 – 6:30 PM
Milwaukee, WI

Oak Creek Public Library
8040 S. Sixth St
Oak Creek, WI
Book Sales by Boswell Books
414.332.1181

May 11 – 7:00 PM
St. Charles, MO

Spencer Road Library
427 Spencer Road
St Peters, MO 63376
Book Sales by Main Street Books
636.949.0105

May 12 – 7:00 PM
Denver, CO

Tattered Cover Book Store
7301 S Santa Fe Dr
Littleton, CO 80120
303.470.7050

May 13 – 3:00 PM
Seattle, WA

University Book Store
U District Store
4326 University Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105
206.634.3400

May 14 – 7:00 PM
San Francisco, CA

Books, Inc.
601 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA
415.776.1111


The Way You Make Me Feel
LAUNCH PARTY
May 16
7:00 p.m.
The Ripped Bodice
Los Angeles, CA

Address:
3806 Main St.
Culver City, CA
(424) 603-4776

In conversation with First Draft host and young adult author Sarah Enni!
More details to come!


June 12, 2018 – 2:30-3:30 PM
LA Public Library Summer Author Series

Los Angeles, CA

Address:
Northridge Branch Library
9051 Darby Avenue
Northridge, CA 91325
New Orleans, LA 70130


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June 24, 2018
ALA Annual Conference

New Orleans, LA

Address:
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
900 Convention Center Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70130

Sunday, June 24th

8:45 – 10:00 am
YALSA Coffee Klatch

11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Macmillan Authors Signing
Booth #3414 & #3415

 


Morgan Matson and Maurene Goo at B&N

June 26, 2018 – 7:00 PM
In Conversation with Morgan Matson
Barnes & Noble
Montclair, CA

Address:
5183 Montclair Plaza Lane
Montclair, CA 91763


July 14, 2018 – Time TBA
AA | LA Gallery

Los Angeles, CA

Address:
7313 Melrose Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90046

Additional details coming soon!


July 26, 2018 – 7:00 PM
Irving Public Library

Irving, TX

With Siobhan Vivian
Additional details coming soon!


September 6-9, 2018
Bookmarks Festival of Books and Authors

Winston-Salem, NC

Saturday, Sept 8th

10:30 – 11:15am
Panel: Crossover Books for Teens & Adults
With Tiffany D. Jackson and Michel Stone

2:45 – 3:45pm
Panel: Our Stories, Our Voices
With Amy Reed, Ellen Hopkins, Aisha Saeed, and Tracy Walker

Sunday, Sept 9th

11:00am
2018 Festival Round Up & Parapalooza

Not ready for the 2018 Festival to be over? Join us for brunch and a chance to meet and hear from more than 15 of the 2018 Festival authors.