April 13, 2016 — April 17, 2016
The Rio Hotel, Las Vegas, NV get directions
My first RT — Vegas, baby! I’ll also be doing the Teen Day.
YA: Who Runs the World? Girls!
Hit TV series like The 100, Agent Carter, and Game of Thrones are starting to reflect what readers and authors have known all along: Women in charge make for fierce and fabulous fiction. Which shows do the best job of portraying women in positions of power? What makes strong female characters so captivating? Join top YA authors for a discussion of formidable females in pop culture entertainment. Moderator: Rae Carson Panelist(s): Kass Morgan, Richelle Mead, Danielle Paige, Veronica Rossi (aka Noelle August), Gwenda Bond, and Michelle Knudsen.
YA: Humble Beginnings: Your Favorite YA Authors Share Their Teen Writing
Authors are blessed by the writing gods from the moment they pick up a pen or touch a keyboard…aren’t they? Decide for yourself as more than a dozen YA authors read excerpts from the poems, stories, and fan fiction they wrote as teens. Moderator: Bree Despain Panelist(s): Kass Morgan, Rachel Hawkins, Adi Alsaid, Gwenda Bond, Ann Aguirre, Jenna Black (aka Abby Lombard), Rebecca Donovan, Sophie Jordan, C.C. Hunter (aka Christie Craig), Amalie Howard, Courtney Stevens, Brodi Ashton