Sessions

Look for national authors in BLUE and Minnesota author sessions in GREEN

 Subject To Change

Printed program with all the information available at the event.

10:00-10:45 – Kickoff Author Panel: Jay Asher, Box Brown, Meg Medina, Jeff Zentner (Moderator: M.C. Atwood)

10:00-3:00 – Concessions Open: Cash only, no cards or ATM (benefits support the HSHS Drama Club)

11:00-11:45 – Featured Author: Meg Medina (Burn Baby Burn, and Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass)

11:00-3:00 – Exhibit Hall: OPEN (Book sales open, cards accepted)

Noon-12:45 – Breakout One: Choose Your Own Conference

1. Box Brown: Graphic Novels (Tetris, and Andre the Giant)
2. MN Author Panel: Shannon Gibney, Nick Healy, J.M. Lee
3. Writers’ Workshop: Get writing tips from MN author Aurelia Wills
4. Sky Blue Water Panel: Kao Kalia Yang, Pete Hautman, Kevin Kling
5. Publishing Biz:  Andrew Karre (Dutton Books for Young Readers)
6. Speed Book Dating: Find Your Next Best Book
7. It’s Okay to Not Be Okay: Mental Health in YA Lit: Amanda MacGregor

1:00-1:45 – Featured Author: Jeff Zentner (The Serpent King, and Goodbye Days)

2:00-2:45 – Breakout Two: Choose Your Own Conference

1. Box Brown: Graphic Novels (Tetris, and Andre the Giant)
2. MN Author Panel: M.C. Atwood, Aurelia Wills, Bryan Bliss
3. Writers’ Workshop: Get writing tips from MN author Pete Hautman
4. Storytelling: Kevin Kling
5. Writing Creative Nonfiction: A conversation with the Author & the Editor of Sachiko: a Nagasaki Bomb Survivor’s Story
6. Speed Book Dating: Find Your Next Best Book
7. Good Time for the Truth Panel: A Conversation About Race: Shannon Gibney, Venessa Fuentes, Rodrigo Sanchez-Chavarria

3:00-3:45 – Featured Author    Jay Asher (What Light, Thirteen Reasons Why, and  Future of Us)

3:00-5:00 – Exhibit Hall    Book sales and signing still OPEN, most of the exhibits will close

4:00-5:00 – Last Chance Signing    Jay Asher, Box Brown, Meg Medina, and Jeff Zentner will be signing books one last time.

 

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