On Saturday, November 10, 48 of the biggest names in YA fiction will gather for one of the biggest signings to annually take place. This mass festival, known as YallFest, will be held in Charleston, South Carolina on Upper King Street. The event will be hosted by Blue Bicycle Books and is spread between the shop’s building, Charleston Music Hall, and the American Theater. Most panels and signings are free. The only ones that are not free are Cassandra Clare and Holly Black. Tickets to their events are $5.
Authors Include: Cassie Clare, Holly Black, Alyson Noel, Jennifer Lynn Barnes, Kwame Alexander, Pseudonymous Bosch, Sarah Rees Brennan, Michelle Hodkin, Kierra Cass, Cinda Chima, Andrea Cremer, Gitty Daneshvari, Melissa De La Cruz, Brendan Reichs, Kimberly Derting, Simone Elkeles, Kami Garcia, Margaret Stohl, Elizabeth Eulberg, Gayle Forman, Adam Gidwitz, David Macinnis Gill, Adele Griffin, Jenny Han, Deborah Harkness, Grady Hendrix, Ellen Hopkins, Tonya Hurley, Michele Jaffe, Kami Kinard, Caitlin Kittredge, David Levithan, Wendy Mass, Alex Morel, Stephanie Perkins, Diana Peterfreund, Kathy Reichs, Beth Revis, Jess Rothenberg, Carrie Ryan, Eliot Schrefer, Natalie Standiford, Trenton Lee Stewart, John Thompson, Cate Tiernan, Siobhan Vivian, Robin Wasserman, Marjory Wentworth, John Corey Whaley, and Kathryn Williams.*
Hope to see you there!!
*Those I am most excited to meet are bold. My top five are bold and italicized.