Fantastic Fiction at KGB Reading August 21

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”

Dallas–Fort Worth: I’m Coming Your Way

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 AuditoriumContinue reading “Dallas–Fort Worth: I’m Coming Your Way”

2013 NYC Teen Author Festival

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 longinglyContinue reading “2013 NYC Teen Author Festival”

Take a Workshop with me at the NESCBWI 2013 Conference

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 aContinue reading “Take a Workshop with me at the NESCBWI 2013 Conference”

A Different Kind of Reading Tomorrow: Dolphin Bookshop, Port Washington, NY

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 shortContinue reading “A Different Kind of Reading Tomorrow: Dolphin Bookshop, Port Washington, NY”

Reading My Book in My Neighborhood Library

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”

Interrupting Blog Tour Announcements to Apologize & Mention Some Upcoming Events

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 IContinue reading “Interrupting Blog Tour Announcements to Apologize & Mention Some Upcoming Events”