September 2-5, 2016 | Atlanta, GA
Friday, Sept. 2
Reading: E.C. Myers & Fran Wilde
Description: Two Norton Winners Enter, One Norton Winner Leaves!
Time: 4:00 pm Location: Piedmont – Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
Princess Alethea’s Traveling Sideshow
Description: Join this motley band of talented (and costumed) authors for an entertaining hour of readings, musical numbers, and more. Swag for the first 40!
Time: 7:00 pm Location: A707 – Marriott (Length: 1 Hour)
(Panelists: Alethea Kontis, Leanna Renee Hieber, E.C. Myers, Gray Rinehart, Mari Mancusi, S. J. Tucker)
Saturday, Sept. 3
You’ve Sold the First Book, Now What?
Description: What happens next? Publishing professionals offer information about the industry–what they’re going to do and what you need to do for yourself.
Time: Sat 10:00 am Location: Embassy CD – Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: Anthony Francis, Travis Heermann, E.C. Myers, Anne Sowards, Steve Saffel)
Writing YA- the Craft
Description: Published YA authors talk about how they do what they do- writing as a craft.
Time: 4:00 pm Location: A707 – Marriott (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: E.C. Myers, Susan Dennard, Lindsay Cummings, Roshani Hitesh Chokshi, Brandon Winn Sanderson)
Description: There’s a superhero explosion at the box office, but what about books? How do YA books handle great powers, great responsibility and superpowered worlds?
Time: 5:30 pm Location: A707 – Marriott (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: Cherie Priest, Christi J. Whitney, E.C. Myers, Sarah Beth Durst)
Sunday, Sep. 4
Representation in YA Matters
Description: The need for authentic stories and voices is increasingly part of the conversation in publishing. What can authors and publishers do moving forward?
Time: Sun 10:00 am Location: A707 – Marriott (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: E.C. Myers, Roshani Hitesh Chokshi, Georgia McBride, A. J. Hartley, Janine K. Spendlove)
Time: 1:00 pm Location: International Hall South – Marriott (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: Michael Stackpole, E.C. Myers)
YA Science Fiction
Description: There’s never enough YA sci-fi! It’s the perfect combination of science, technology, and literature! What do we love, what do we wish we saw more of? Audience participation encouraged.
Time: Sun 5:30 pm Location: A707 – Marriott (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: Tiffany Trent, E.C. Myers, A. J. Hartley, Susan Dennard, Lindsay Cummings, Mindee Arnett)
September 10, 2016 | Lancaster, PA
Reading & Signing
Barnes & Noble
Red Rose Commons
1700 Fruitville Pike
Lancaster, PA 17601
September 11, 2016 | Landsdowne, PA (tentative)
Landsdowne Arts Festival
October 27-31, 2016 | Columbus, OH (tentative)
World Fantasy Convention
If you’re interested in inviting me to your school, book store, book club, library, or convention, please contact me to discuss details. I can provide a limited number of free school presentations each year, and I currently offer free video chats (via Skype or Google Hangout) with groups.