10:00 AM – David and Rachel Signing (Blue Bicycle Books – Courtyard, 420 King Street)
2:00 PM – David Panel (History & Twistory – American Theater – Cinema, 446 King Street)
• Adam Gidwitz, David Levithan, Aprilynne Pike, Alexandra Bracken, Grady Hendrix
Whether stumbling into the historical while writing fantasy, or burying themselves in research about the past, authors talk history and how it informs the stories we tell.
3:00 PM – Rachel Panel (Here One Day, Gone the Next – American Theater – Cinema, 446 King Street)
• Moderator Rachel Cohn with Courtney Summers, Veronica Rossi, Aisha Saeed, and Sharon Cameron
A loved one, a way of life, or even a memory, it can be tough to deal when you suddenly don’t have what you need. How does loss help build a story?
4:00 PM – David Panel (Ask Me Anything – The LGBTQIA+ Edition – American Theater/Cinema, 446 King Street)
• Moderator David Levithan with Adam Silvera, Becky Albertalli, C. Alexander London, Alex Gino, Zac Brewer and Marieke Nijkamp
An informal round table Q&A of authors talk gender and sexuality on and off the page. With snacks!
5:00 PM – Rachel Panel (All the Feels – Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting Stret)
• Jennifer Mathieu, Rachel Cohn, Lauren Oliver, Emery Lord, Jennifer Armentrout
Why do authors like to torture* their readers with big feelings? (*um, entertain?)