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Author Meetups

Author Meetups are fast-paced, high-energy sessions that offer you a chance to meet 10 established and up-and-coming authors in a small-group session.

Four Author Meetups are offered: Picture Books, Early Readers, Middle Grade, and Young Adult.

Attendees who have purchased a ticket to an Author Meetup will receive one book from each of the 10 featured authors.

Space is extremely limited and early registration is recommended.

Picture Books

  • Nidhi Chanani
  • Vashti Harrison
  • Ryan T. Higgins
  • Rita Lorraine Hubbard
  • A.N. Kang
  • Mike Lowery
  • Kyle Lukoff
  • Traci Sorell
  • Duncan Tonatiuh
  • Kat Zhang

Early Readers

  • Sarah Aronson
  • Nick Bruel
  • Ross Burach
  • Jonathan Fenske
  • Debbi Michiko Florence
  • Shannon & Dean Hale
  • David Lubar
  • Alice B. McGinty
  • Juana Medina
  • Jane Yolen

Middle Grade

  • Don Brown
  • Marie Miranda Cruz
  • Gale Galligan
  • Veera Hiranandani
  • Kate Messner
  • Heather L. Montgomery
  • Patricia Newman
  • Gayle E. Pitman
  • Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich
  • Kashmira Sheth

Young Adult

  • Tami Charles
  • Kekla Magoon
  • Matt Mendez
  • Daniel José Older
  • Ruta Sepetys
  • Steve Sheinkin
  • Amber Smith
  • Renée Watson
  • Kiersten White
  • F.C. Yee

Please note: Presenters, dates, times, and topics are subject to change.