08 April, 2014

LA Times Festival of Books YA Schedule


Hi, everyone! It's that time of year again. It's The LA Times Festival of Books! The festival is this coming Saturday and Sunday and the schedule is pretty amazing. To help you out, we've collected the YA events (and a couple of children's events) into one handy dandy page below. Panels inside lecture halls may sell out so it is best to get tix if you can. They only cost $1 so well worth it. Veronica Roth and John Green are already sold out but there should still be plenty of good tickets available. Please go to this link to buy tix before the festival. For the full show schedule, please check out this link. I (Thuy) will be there both days so come by and say hi if you see me. 

SATURDAY

Children's Stage

12:35 p.m. Oliver Jeffers, Author of THE DAY THE CRAYONS QUIT

YA Stage

10:30 a.m. Young Adult Fiction: Haunted
Jonathan Auxier
Francesca Lia Block
Ransom Riggs
Moderator: Aaron Hartzler

12:00 p.m. Young Adult Fiction: Putting the Story in HiSTORY
Katie Alender
Andrea Cremer
Rachel Shukert
Moderator: Cecil Castellucci

1:30 p.m. Young Adult Fantasy: Worlds Beyond Imagination
Kelley Armstrong
Tony DiTerlizzi
Rachel Hawkins
Neal Shusterman
Moderator: Denise Hamilton

3:00 p.m. Young Adult Nonfiction: Where the Truth Lies
Aaron Hartzler
Georgia Bragg
James L. Swanson
Maya Van Wagenen
Moderator: Paula Yoo

4:30 p.m. Young Adult Fiction: Adrenaline Rush
Stephanie Kuehn
Abby McDonald
Lauren Oliver
Sarah Skilton Mo

Seeley G Mud 

12:00 p.m. Illustrating the Point: The Art of the Graphic Novel
(Conversation 1072)
Vanessa Davis
Ben Katchor
Anders Nilsen
Mimi Pond
Moderator: Deborah Vankin

Salvatori Computer Science Center (SAL 101)

10:30 a.m. Picture This: Young Adult Graphic Novels
(Conversation 1041)
Gris Grimly
Jen Wang
Gene Luen Yang
Moderator: Hope Larson

1:30 p.m. Children's Books: Drawing the Imagination
(Conversation 1043)
Joe Cepeda
Gianna Marino
Jon J. Muth
Salina Yoon 
Moderator: Lee Wind

3:00 p.m. Children's Books: Inspiring Young Minds
(Conversation 1044)
Mac Barnett
Doreen Cronin
Jennifer Fosberry
John Rocco 
Moderator: Kelly Sonnack

12:00 p.m. Middle Grade Fiction: Stories in Series
(Conversation 1042)
D.J. MacHale
Ridley Pearson
Jonathan Stroud Moderator: Jonathan Hunt

1:30 p.m. Children's Books: Drawing the Imagination
(Conversation 1043)
Joe Cepeda
Gianna Marino
Jon J. Muth
Salina Yoon
Moderator: Lee Wind

3:00 p.m. Children's Books: Inspiring Young Minds
(Conversation 1044)
Mac Barnett
Doreen Cronin
Jennifer Fosberry
John Rocco
Moderator: Kelly Sonnack

4:30 p.m. Young Adult Fiction: It's the End of the World As We Know It
(Conversation 1045)
T. Cooper
Allison Glock-Cooper
Tahereh Mafi
Lydia Millet
Moderator: Cecil Castellucci

Norris Theater

10:30 a.m. Middle Grade Fiction: In BeTWEEN Tales
(Conversation 1091)
Lisa Greenwald
John Rocco
Joyce Sidman
Holly Goldberg Sloan
Moderator: Rollie Welch

12:00 p.m. Young Adult Fiction: Testing the Boundaries
(Conversation 1092)
E. Lockhart
Rainbow Rowell
Andrew Smith
John Corey Whaley
Moderator: Aaron Hartzler

1:30 p.m. Middle Grade Fiction: Growing Pains
(Conversation 1093)
James Howe
Jenny Lee
Megan McCafferty
Moderator: Holly Goldberg Sloan

3:00 p.m. Young Adult Fiction: Writing Culture & Identity
(Conversation 1094)
Maurene Goo
Cynthia Kadohata
Gene Luen Yang
Moderator: Lynn Rutan

4:30 p.m. Young Adult Fantasy: The Real & the Unreal
(Conversation 1095)
Soman Chainani
Cynthia Leitich Smith
Margaret Stohl
Laini Taylor
Moderator: John Corey Whaley

Bovard Auditorium

12:30 p.m. John Green, Author of THE FAULT IN OUR STARS, in Conversation with David L. Ulin
(Conversation 1052)
John Green
Interviewer: David L. Ulin


SUNDAY

Children’s Stage

10:20 a.m. Jon Klassen, Author of THIS IS NOT MY HAT
We <3 Jon Klassen!

YA Stage

10:30 a.m. Young Adult Fiction: Square Peg, Round Hole
Elizabeth Eulberg
Ken Baker
Bill Konigsberg
Amy Spalding
Moderator: Aaron Hartzler

12:00 p.m. Young Adult Fiction: A Little Help from My Friends
Robin Benway
Heather Cocks
Jessica Morgan
Lauren Myracle
Moderator: Aaron Hartzler

1:30 p.m. Young Adult Sci-Fi: Fantastical Tales
Leigh Bardugo
Cecil Castellucci
Sarah J. Maas
Marissa Meyer
Moderator: Andrew Smith

3:00 p.m. Young Adult Fiction: Told From the Heart
Stephanie Perkins
Emery Lord
Joanna Philbin
Moderator: Amy Spalding

Norris Theater

10:30 a.m. Young Adult Fiction: Somewhere in Time
(Conversation 2091)
Ann Brashares
Eoin Colfer
Melissa de la Cruz
Tamara Ireland Stone
Moderator: Sonya Sones

12:00 p.m. Ava Dellaira, Author of LOVE LETTER TO THE DEAD, in Conversation with Stephen Chbosky
(Conversation 2092)
Ava Dellaira
Moderator: Stephen Chbosky

1:30 p.m. Young Adult Fiction: Outside Looking In
(Conversation 2093)
Carrie Arcos
Deb Caletti
Anna Shinoda
Ann Redisch Stampler
Moderator: Stephanie Kuehn

3:00 p.m. Laurie Halse Anderson, Author of THE IMPOSSIBLE KNIFE OF MEMORY, in Conversation with Susan Carpenter
(Conversation 2094)
Laurie Halse Anderson
Interviewer: Susan Carpenter

Bovard Auditorium

11:00 a.m. Veronica Roth, Author of THE DIVERGENT TRILOGY, in Conversation with Leigh Bardugo
(Conversation 2051)
Veronica Roth
Interviewer: Leigh Bardugo

1:00 p.m. Daniel Handler, Author of FILE UNDER: 13 SUSPICIOUS INCIDENTS, in Conversation with
Ransom Riggs
(Conversation 2052)
Daniel Handler
Interviewer: Ransom Riggs

3:00 p.m. Sandra Cisneros, Author of HAVE YOU SEEN MARIE? in Conversation with Michael Silverblatt
(Conversation 2053)
Sandra Cisneros
Interviewer: Michael Silverblatt

Hope to see you there!




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