What are you doing Saturday? Well, if you're available, consider this:
RT TEEN DAY!
Tickets can be purchased on site at the Westin Bonaventure hotel in downtown LA.
BOOK FAIR ONLY (Cost is $5)
From 11:00 am-2:00 pm you can meet the YA authors at the general Book Fair, and purchase autographed copies of their latest books.
TEEN DAY (Cost is $25 for the full day — 11am-7pm — which includes admission to the Book Fair and Teen Day Agenda)
Join dozens of bestselling Young Adult authors for a fun-filled program with workshops, readings and a Teen Party.
Here's what you get in the full Teen Day agenda:
11am-2pm Book Fair
Author Speed-Dating (Session 1)
Lightning fast rounds of small-group conversation with some of our phenomenal Young Adult authors. NOTE: Sign-ups required. Seating is limited. AUTHORS: Richelle Mead, Alyson Noel, Ally Carter, Rachel Vincent, Margaret Stohl, Mari Mancusi, Simone Elkeles, Colleen Houck, Nikki Carter, Jennifer Lynn Barnes
AUTHOR SPEED-READING (SESSION 1)
A host of YA authors read very short excerpts in these timed YA fiction readings. AUTHORS: Alyxandra Harvey, Melissa de la Cruz, Clare Dunkle, Kelley Armstrong, Tera Lynn Childs, Heather Davis, Kady Cross, Jeri Smith-Ready, Rachel Caine
WHERE DO YOU GET YOUR IDEAS: AN INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP
Four Young Adult authors take us through the thought process that led to their latest book—complete with drawings, monologues, re-enactments, and pantomime! Then it’s the audience’s turn to take a single piece of inspiration (a word, phrase, piece of folklore, etc) and turn it into the premise for a YA novel.
Panelists: Michelle Jaffe, Melissa Marr, Melissa de la Cruz, Clare Dunkle, Rachel Caine
AUTHOR SPEED-READING (SESSION 2)
Meet more authors in this continuation of Author Speed Reading with a host of Young Adult authors will read very short excerpts from their latest and future books in these timed YA fiction readings. AUTHORS: Sarah Rees Brennan, Holly Black, Cassie Clare, Ann Aguirre, Carrie Ryan, Rosemary Clement-Moore, Jennifer Lynn Barnes, Kristi Cooke, Kim Derting, Rachel Vincent
HOW DO YOU BUILD A WORLD IN AN INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP
These bestselling authors take us through creating their worlds and characters— complete with drawings, monologues, re-enactments, and pantomime! Then it’s the audience’s turn to build and populate new worlds.
Panelists: Alyson Noël, Ally Carter, Jeri Smith-Ready, Alyxandra Harvey, Cassandra Clare
AUTHOR SPEED-DATING (SESSION 2)
Meet more authors in this continuation of Author Speed-Dating with lightning fast rounds of small-group conversation with some of our phenomenal Young Adult authors. NOTE: Sign-ups required. Seating is limited. AUTHORS: Michelle Jaffe, Melissa Marr, Jackie Kessler, Kami Garcia, Kim Derting, Tina Ferraro, Sophie Jordan, Carrie Ryan, Clare Dunkle
5 - 6 pm
A lively, fun Teen Party will follow the sessions and lots of giveaways are planned. At the party you’ll meet YA panelists as well as all of the YA authors who signed at the book fair. FREE Gift Bags filled with goodies to the the first 250 TEENS who register as well as music and refreshments! Swag Bags will only be given out to adults if there are any left after ALL THE TEENS HAVE RECEIVED THEIRS.
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