Next week—Wednesday, August 21—I'll be at the KGB Bar in New York City reading with one of my favorite authors. Who might that favorite author be? She wrote this book of terrifying brilliance: And, so you know, Libba Bray is terrifyingly brilliant in person too. Oh yeah. I'll be there reading from something I wrote, … Continue reading Fantastic Fiction at KGB Reading August 21
This week I am visiting Texas for the first time, thanks to Irving Public Library, which invited me to be a part of the Beneath the Surface teen author panel on July 11! 2pm: Author Party—for teens only! Beneath the Surface Author Party with Special Guest Authors Thursday, July 11, 2 p.m. Central Library Auditorium … Continue reading Dallas–Fort Worth: I’m Coming Your Way
If you're in the Hudson Valley, come see me tomorrow, Sunday, April 28, at 4pm for a Hudson Valley YA Society event at Oblong Books in Rhinebeck! Here's more about the event featuring me, Lauren Morrill, Lauren Oliver, and Jess Rothenberg! RSVP via Facebook or email to the store. And if you can't make the … Continue reading Hudson Valley YA Society Event Sunday!
For I guess a few years now one of my author fantasies has been to be a part of the NYC Teen Author Festival organized by David Levithan that happens here in the city every spring. But either I didn't have a book out in time, or I was away, and I kept looking longingly … Continue reading 2013 NYC Teen Author Festival
If you're a YA or middle-grade writer planning to go to the New England SCBWI conference in Springfield, Massachusetts, May 3–5, I wanted to tell you two things: Thing One: Registration opens today! You can register for the conference starting at 11am EST today (February 6). Thing Two: And if you register, you'll have a … Continue reading Take a Workshop with me at the NESCBWI 2013 Conference
I'm breaking into my carefully cultivated inspirational space where novel ideas soar through the air and whisper in our ears while we sleep to tell you that I will be out and about in the world two times this month— ...not including all the places in New York City where I write and where you … Continue reading Commercial Interlude: November Events
Hi! Fresh off my writing existential crisis, this is where I’ll be tomorrow: This event is going to be something else. I’m there with six other (wildly talented!) teen authors, and instead of doing our reading at the beginning of the night—so if you can’t make it on time, you miss it—we’ll be doing short … Continue reading A Different Kind of Reading Tomorrow: Dolphin Bookshop, Port Washington, NY
I have a favorite branch of the New York Public Library in Manhattan: the Jefferson Market branch on Sixth Avenue in the Village. I love the winding stone stairway, the high ceilings, the cool and airy rooms, and of course the selection of books. They have a great fiction section and a wonderful YA room. … Continue reading Reading My Book in My Neighborhood Library
First, I have to say this: I'm sorry. I'm sorry to my regular blog readers who have zero interest that my book that came out last week and don't want to keep hearing me talk about it. I'll be posting the location of my blog tour guest post every weekday through July 1, and I … Continue reading Interrupting Blog Tour Announcements to Apologize & Mention Some Upcoming Events
There are two places where you can see me in person this month—unless you're stalking me at my café, in which case, yikes, say hello or something. * * * Wednesday, May 18 twi-ny's 10th Anniversary Party I'll be reading from Imaginary Girls at this event to celebrate the anniversary of This Week in New … Continue reading Want to See Me in Person This Month?