Schedule of Events
All events are included in the ticket price, no additional tickets necessary. Events are grouped by ages and interests, so that all young readers and writers can attend several workshops throughout the day. All events will take place at Linden Hall in the same building.
(subject to change as authors’ travel arrangements are confirmed)
10am– Newbery Honor Winner and Babymouse Author Jennifer Holm presents her latest middle grade book The Fourteenth Goldfish and talks about science and strong female characters for young readers.
10am– Storytime with Matt Phelan– reading aloud his new picture book Druthers.
11am– Storytime with Mara Rockliff– reading aloud her new books The Grudge Keeper and Chik Chak Shabbat.
11am Illustration Workshops with Matt Phelan and Eric Wight (Children up thru grade 3 with Eric, Grades 4+ with Matt)
11am– Writing Fun Stories with Courtney Sheinmel
12pm– How to Cook A Story with Mara Rockliff (K-3rd)
12pm– Intrepid Heroes and Vile Villains with Caroline Carlson
1pm– Group Book Signing
Jennifer Holm, Matt Phelan, Mara Rockliff, Eric Wight, Courtney Sheinmel, Caroline Carlson.
1:30pm – Zombies & Aliens with John Kloepfer
1:30pm – Storybuilding with Kit Grindstaff
1:30pm– Teen Lit Conversation– Award winning authors A.S. King and David Levithan discuss the current state of YA/teen literature.
2:30pm– Graphic Novels & Comics Panel Discussion with Jenni Holm (Babymouse, Squish, Comics Squad), Cece Bell (El Deafo), Matt Phelan (Storm In The Barn, Around The World, Bluffton), & Eric Wight (Frankie Pickle, Comics Squad)
2:30pm– Crawl into your character’s head (and get uncomfortable) – a workshop for teen writers with A.S. King.
3:30pm– May the Books be With You – Fun with Tom Angleberger
4:30pm– Group Book Signing
Tom Angleberger, Cece Bell, Kit Grindstaff, A.S. King, John Kloepfer, David Levithan