Friday, March 12, 2010

2010 NYC Teen Author Festival


First Draft to Final Draft – Talking About the Writing Process
Monday, 3/15
(NYPL, Tompkins Square Branch, 331 East 10th Street, 6pm):
Gayle Forman, Daphne Grab, Carolyn Mackler, Sarah Mlynowski, Blake Nelson, Marie Rutkoski, Eliot Schrefer, Natalie Standiford
Getting Inside the Mind of a Teen Boy
Tuesday, 3/16
(Barnes & Noble Tribeca, 97 Warren Street, 7pm):
Nick Burd, Matt de la Pena, Gordon Korman, David Levithan, Barry Lyga, Michael Northrup, Jon Skovron, Jake Wizner
The Treasure Map to Going Bovine with Will Grayson(s) (or, an evening of readers’ theater) Wednesday, 3/17
(Mulberry Street Branch, NYPL, 10 Jersey St, 6pm)
Libba Bray, John Green, David Levithan, E. LockhartThursday,
(Five Borough Read, 10am):
Authors read to high school students and the public in libraries across the city.
Countee Cullen Branch, NYPL, 104 W 136th
StDonna Freitas, Eliot Schrefer, Rachel Vail, Lynn Weingarten, Ebony Wilkins
Jefferson Market Branch, NYPL, 425 6th Ave
Gabe Guarente, Carla Jablonksi, Kristen Kemp, Barry Lyga, Samantha Schutz
Muhlenburg Branch, NYPL, 209 W 23rd St
Emma McLaughlin, Lauren McLaughlin, Courtney Sheinmel, Jennifer Smith
Mulberry Street Branch, NYPL, 10 Jersey Street
Angie Frazier, Aimee Friedman, Alice Hoffman, Robin MacCready, Sarah Maclean, Amanda Marrone
Seward Park Branch, NYPL,
192 East Broadway
Cathleen Bell, Susane Colasanti, Matt De La Pena, Gayle Forman, Daphne Grab
Yorkville Branch, NYPL,
222 East 79th St
Micol Ostow, Robin Palmer, Shani Petroff, Robyn Schneider, Abby Sher, Jake Wizner, Michelle Zink
Central Branch, Brooklyn Public Library, Dweck Auditorim, 10 Grand Army Plaza
Emily Horner, Melissa Kantor, O.Rhuday-Perkovich, Matthue Roth, Siobhan Vivian, Adrienne Maria Vrettos, Melissa Walker, Robin Wasserman
Bronx: Bronx Library Center, NYPL, 310 East Kingsbridge Road
Coe Booth, Sarah Darer Littman, Neesha Meminger, Maryrose Wood
Queens: Broadway Branch, QPL, 40-20 Broadway, Long Island City
Jessica Blank, Sarah Burningham, Heather Duffy-Stone, Marianne Mancusi, Elizabeth Scott
Staten Island: West New Brighton Branch, NYPL, 976 Castleon Avenue
Elizabeth Eulberg, David Levithan, Michael Northrup, Kieran Scott
Thursday Evening,
3/18 (Books of Wonder, 18 W 18th St, 6-8pm):
Sourcebooks Fire Launch Party
featuring authors
Lisa Brown, Anne Eliot Crompton, Helen Ellis, Adele Griffin
and music of Tiger Beat!with Libba Bray, Dan Ehrenhaft, Barnabas Miller, and Natalie Standiford
Friday, 3/19
(South Court, 42nd Street, 2-5 and 6-8:30)
NYC Teen Author Festival Symposium Afternoon
2:00 Introduction
2:10 – 3:00: Using Genre to Tell the True Story of Adolescence
featuring: Judy Blundell, Sarah Beth Durst, Lauren McLaughlin, Diana Peterfreund,Sara Shepard, Maggie Stiefvater, Robin Wasserman
3:00 – 3:30: Making a First Impression – 2010 Debut Authors
featuring: Angie Frazier, Emily Horner, Alyssa Sheinmel, Ebony Wilkins
3:30 - 4:15: Grief, Loss, and the YA Novel
featuring: Alexandra Bullen, Heather Duffy-Stone, Donna Freitas, Alice Hoffman, Sarah Darer Littman, Lisa Ann Sandell, Samantha Schutz
4:15 – 5: The Boy You Can’t Have f
featuring: Susane Colasanti, Elizabeth Eulberg, Robin Palmer, Elizabeth Scott, Melissa Walker, Maryrose Wood5-6:
BreakEvening6:00 – A Tribute to Regina Hayes
featuring: Sarah Dessen, Joy Peskin, Jacqueline Woodson
6:45 – 8:30: What it Feels Like for a Girl – Writing in a Teen Girl’s Voice
featuring: Jessica Blank, Eireann Corrigan, Sarah Dessen, Jenny Han, Terra Elan McVoy, Siobhan Vivian, Adrienne Maria Vrettos, Jacqueline Woodson
Saturday, 3/20 (Bartos Forum, 42nd Street, 1pm):
Stuff for the Teen Age Event
The New York Public Library’s list of the hottest books, movies, music, and video games from 2009.
Keynote speaker, Libba Bray, the author of Going Bovine.
Sunday afternoon: Books of Wonder Signing
(18 W 18th St, 2-6)
NOTE: Because of the number of authors, signings will be in shifts.

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