September is a busy month. I hope to see you at any of these events! If you find me, ask for swag. I usually have something on me. 🙂

Sat, Sept 22, 2012, 10 AM – 4 PM – Sonoma County Book Festival

Location: SHARE EXCHANGE, 531 5th Street, Santa Rosa, California 95401

Join me out in Sonoma County for an entire day of panels packed with young adult authors. Other panelists include: fellow YA Rebel Gretchen McNeil, Stacey Jay, Amy Reed, Jason Myers, Avery Williams, Dana Reinhardt, Sophie Littlefield, Cynthia (CJ) Omololu, and Brian Fies. I’m on the 11:30 AM Contemporary panel. Here’s the entire YA schedule:

10-11:15 – Hindsight and Other Sightings, with Stacey Jay (Juliet Immortal), Sophie Littlefield (Hanging by a Thread), and CJ Omololu (Transcendence)

11:30-12:45 – While We’re Young: Contemporary Teen Stories, with Gretchen McNeil (Ten), Dana Reinhardt (The Summer I Learned to Fly), and Corrine Jackson (If I Lie)

1-1:45 – Novel Storytelling: the Art of the Graphic Novel, with Brent Anderson (author of Astro City: Shining Stars), Paige Braddock (author of Jane’s World, Volume 10), Justin “Coro” Kaufman ((author of Transient Man), and Brian Fies (Whatever Happened to the World of Tomorrow)

2-3:15 – Love in Dire Circumstances, with Amy Reed (Crazy), Jason Myers (Run the Game), and Avery Williams (Alchemy of Forever)


Thurs, Sept 27, 2012, 6:30 PM – Los Angeles Public Library Teen Reads Series

Location: LAPL Central Library downtown, 630 W. 5th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071

Join me for the Los Angeles Public Library Teen Reads Series with other YA authors, including Cylin Busby, Sherry Shahan, Erin Fry, and Carol Tanzman. Details here.


Sat, Sept 29, 2012, 2:00 PM – Bay Books YA Signing

Location: Bay Books, 2415 San Ramon Valley Blvd, San Ramon, CA

YA Reading and Signing with Veronica Rossi (Under the Never Sky), Katherine Longshore (Gilt), and Talia Vance (Silver, Spies and Prejudice). More details here.