Hello! I'm taking a break from events for the rest of 2019 to write my next middle grade novel (also we got a puppy). See you around in 2020!
2/24. nErDcamp, Bellingham, WA
3/14-15. Emerald City Comicon, Seattle, WA
3/24. NYC Teen Author Festival, NY
4/18. Oregon/Washington Library Association Conference, Vancouver WA
4/24. EPIC Writer's Group, Edmonds, WA
5/11. Cavalcade of Authors West, Tacoma WA
6/1. Seattle 7 Writers Summer Book Festival, Bainbridge Island, WA
2/13. Mt. Baker School District Visit, WA
2/15. Lake Tapps Elementary School Visit, WA
2/25. nErDcamp Bellingham, WA
3/1. Emerald City Comicon. "From Outer Space to the American West" Panel, 5:15pm. Seattle, WA
3/7. School Events w/ Books, Inc. San Francisco, CA: Brandeis School (a.m.), Presidio Middle School (p.m.)
3/19-22. NWESD Young Author's Conference: Featured Author. Skagit Valley, WA
3/24. NYC Teen Author Festival "Writing the Perils of Real Life" Panel, 42nd St. NYPL, 2:30pm.
3/26. School Events w/ Books Bytes and Beyond, NJ
4/3. Evergreen School Visit, Shoreline, WA
4/4. School Events w/ Mysterious Galaxy Books, CA
10/20. Las Vegas Book Festival. "Meet Me in the Middle" Panel. 5pm.
11/17. Seattle 7 Writers Holiday Bookfest
11/28. BOOK LAUNCH for ANY SECOND. Hugo House, Seattle. 7pm.
3/4. Saturday on Mars: BOOK LAUNCH and Planetary Party at BFI (The Greater Seattle Bureau of Fearless Ideas), Greenwood. Seattle. 1-3pm.
3/7. Burien Public Library School Presentation. Burien, WA
3/16. Benjamin Rush School Visit, Redmond, WA.
3/16. Echo Lake Elementary School Visit. Shoreline, WA
3/22. School Visits w/ Books, Bytes & Beyond, Glen Rock NJ: Bogert Elementary (a.m.), Haworth Elementary (p.m.)
3/25. NYC Teen Author Festival. What a Difference A Decade Makes: w/ David Levithan and Nicola Yoon
3/28. Phantom Lake Elementary School Visit. Bellevue, WA
3/29. Lakeview Elementary School Visit. Kirkland, WA
4/4. Stevens Elementary School Visit, WA
4/28. Horace Mann School Visit, Seattle, WA
5/1. University Bookstore: The Science and Adventure of Mars!
5/3. West Hills Academy School Visit, Bremerton, WA
5/3. University of Washington Friends of the Libraries Literary Voices. 6pm
5/9. SCBWI Inside Story. University Bookstore. Seattle, WA 7pm
5/11. Eckstein Middle School Visit. Seattle, WA
5/25. School Visits with Village Books, Bellingham, WA: Geneva Elementary (a.m.), Whatcom Middle School (p.m.)
5/25. Village Books. Adventure Awaits! w/ Suzanne Selfors and Garth Stein.
6/3. Eagle Harbor Books. Bainbridge Island, WA. Seattle 7 Event.
6/11. Queen Anne Books. Seattle WA. w/Suzanne Selfors.
8/4. Pacific Northwest Librarians Association Conference, ID. Lunchtime Keynote.
10/12. Overlake School Visit. Redmond, WA
10/18. School Visits with Tattered Cover Bookstore, Denver CO: Campus Middle School (a.m.), DCIS Fairmont (p.m.)
10/20. USBBY Conference: Local Author Celebration. 5pm. Seattle, WA
10/24. Madison Middle School Visit. West Seattle, WA
10/25. School Visits with Books, Inc., San Francisco, CA: Brandeis School of San Francisco (a.m.), Lincoln Elementary (p.m.)
10/30. Clyde Hill Elementary School Visit. Clyde Hill, WA
11/18. Seattle 7 Writers Holiday BookFest. 3-5pm. Phinney Neighborhood Center, Seattle, WA.
10/15. Behind the Books. WLMA Conference. Sponsored by SCBWI-WWA
9/30. Nightcapper Party. PNBA Tradeshow. Tacoma, WA 8pm
4/30. Cavalcade of Authors WEST. Tacoma, WA.
3/16. NYC Teen Author Festival.
1/22. Las Vegas, NV. University of Las Vegas. "YA Fiction and Writing as a Career" moderated discussion w/ Sean Beaudoin. 6:30pm CEB 205
11/21. NCTE Annual Conference. Minneapolis, MN
5/16. Rochester, NY: Rochester Teen Book Festival
5/13. Chicago, IL: School Visits with The Book Stall
5/1. Tacoma, WA: Cavalcade of Authors West.
4/25. Paris, France: Teen Book Smash, American Library of Paris
4/11. Houston, TX. TeenBookCon
3/31. Los Angeles, CA: LAPL YA Reading Series, w/ Gretchen McNeil, Elizabeth Ross, Sarah Tomp, and Mary McCoy. Silverlake Branch, 4pm
3/20. New York, NY: Union Square Barnes & Noble, Reader's Theater with David Levithan, Holly Black, Cathleen Davitt Bell, Heather Demetrios, Tanuja Hidier, Kathryn Holmes, and Scott Westerfeld. Part of NYC Teen Author Festival
2/25. Seattle, WA: BREAKOUT Release Party! Richard Hugo House
2/20. Amelia Island, FL: Amelia Island Book Festival
11/23. Washington, D.C.: NCTE Annual Conference
10/18. Austin, TX: Texas Teen Book Festival
10/9: Mill Creek, WA: University Bookstore, YA event w/ Karen Finneyfrock, Jennifer Longo, Martha Brockenbrough, Stacey Runstad Campbell, 7pm
10/4: Seattle, WA: Seattle Public Library. 10:30am Writing YA panel w/ Jennifer Longo and Karen Finneyfrock.
10/3. Puyallup, WA: Puyallup Festival of Books, 7pm
10/1. Seattle, WA: Mockingbird Books, 7pm. Talking Middle Grade with Emma Trevayne and Heidi Schulz
9/28. Naperville, IL: Anderson's Bookshop, YA Fandom Frenzy! All Day Teen Event!
9/27. Naperville, IL: Anderson's Bookshop, Young Adult Literature Conference, All Day Educator Event
9/25. Winnetka, IL: The Book Stall, 4:30pm
6/20, Bellingham, WA: Write On Teen Writing Conference: Village Books 9-5:30
5/31, Mill Creek, WA: University Bookstore Mill Creek: Teen Book Brunch
5/23. Seattle, WA: STORY CRUSH TOUR: University Bookstore U District Store
5/22. Portland, OR: STORY CRUSH TOUR: Powell's Books at Cedar Hills
5/21. Palo Alto, CA: STORY CRUSH TOUR: Books, Inc.
5/20. Los Angeles, CA: STORY CRUSH TOUR: Barnes & Noble: The Grove
5/19. San Diego, CA: STORY CRUSH TOUR: Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore
5/1. Las Vegas, NV : Barnes & Noble
4/30. Tempe, AZ: Changing Hands Bookstore
3/14, Tri-Cities, WA: Cavalcade of Authors
2/3-2/6, Chicago/, IL: HARPERCOLLINS CLASS ACTS TOUR: Naperville Reads
11/22-23: Boston, MA: NCTE Annual Convention.
11/17: Seattle, WA: Seattle7Writers Holiday Books Signing,
11/6: Salt Lake City, UT: King's English Bookshop
11/1-3: Las Vegas, NV: Vegas Valley Book Festival
10/24: Seattle, WA: Seattle Lit Crawl at Richard Hugo House
10/11: San Jose, CA: Hicklebees
10/12: San Francisco, CA: Teenquake / Not Your Mother's Book Club: Books Inc, Opera Plaza
10/4-6: Portland, OR: Wordstock!
9/26: Seattle, WA: LitFix Seattle at The Rendezvous:
9/21: Oak Harbor, WA: Oak Harbor Library
9/15: Bainbridge Island, WA: Eagle Harbor Books
5/29: New York, NY: Book Expo America
5/21: Seattle, WA: THE DARK SHORE RELEASE PARTY Secret Garden Bookshop
5/18: Rochester, NY: Rochester Teen Book Festival Rochester, NY
May 15: Anderson's Bookshop Naperville, IL
May 14: Wild Rumpus Books Minneapolis, MN
May 13: Prairie Creek Intermediate Cedar Rapids, IA
April 30: SCBWI Inside Story Mercer Island Books