Greater Rochester Teen Book Festival guest authors announced


the impossible knife of memory laurie halse andersonThe authors in attendance for the ninth annual Greater Rochester Teen Book Festival have been announced.  The festival includes an opening panel featuring all guest authors, author presentations throughout the day, and a book signing session.  Young adult authors already confirmed to be attending include:

  • Laurie Halse Anderson (The Impossible Knife of Memory)
  • Jay Asher (13 Reasons Why)
  • Jonathan Auxier (Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes)
  • Leigh Bardugo (Shadow and Bone)
  • Ann Brashares (The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants)
  • Cecil Castellucci (Tin Star)
  • Joelle Charbonneau (The Testing)
  • Alexandra Coutts (Tumble & Fall)
  • Gina Damico (Croak)
  • Simone Elkeles (Perfect Chemistry)
  • Kami Garcia (Beautiful Creatures)
  • Lisa Greenwald (My Life in Pink and Green)
  • Ellen Hopkins (Tricks)
  • A.S. King (Ask the Passengers)
  • Alethea Kontis (Hero)
  • E. Lockhart (We Were Liars)
  • Alex London (Proxy)
  • Michelle Madow (Remembrance)
  • Lauren Myracle (ttyl)
  • G. Neri (Yummy)
  • Nancy Ohlin (Thorn Abbey)
  • Marie Rutkoski (The Cabinet of Wonders)
  • Tess Sharpe (Far From You)
  • Neal Shusterman (Unwind)
  • Andrew Smith (Winger)
  • Meagan Spooner (These Broken Stars)
  • Aaron Starmer (The Only Ones)
  • Margaret Stohl (Beautiful Creatures)
  • Cristin Terrill (All Our Yesterdays)

The event will take place on Saturday, May 17th from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Attendance is free, no registration required.  Visit the Teen Book Festival website for more information.

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Lucy Nisbet

Lucy is an English teacher-in-training and a self-confessed book nerd. She often buys more books than she can reasonably afford or possibly have time to read. Her Hogwarts letter is now several years too late, but she’s sure it’s just gotten lost in the post.

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