April 30, 2016 — May 01, 2016

Santa Monica, CA get directions

Here’s where I’ll be:


  • HEROES & VILLAINS (THE CHICKEN & THE EGG) (MG/YA): 11 a.m. Barnum: Which Comes First? Which Matters More? Good guys, bad guys, and so-bad-they’re-good guys. Moderated by Sabaa Tahir, with Victoria Aveyard, Leigh Bardugo, Gwenda Bond, Ransom Riggs, Kiersten White & Neal Shusterman
  • THE PANEL CREATIVELY TITLED “THRILLERS” (YA): 2 p.m. Humanities Building: No mere mortal can resist the pull of a thriller, but it’s not easy to pull off. What makes a thriller fierce – or flop? Moderated by Gwenda Bond, with Alaya Dawn Johnson, Brendan Reichs, Brenna Yovanoff
  • Signing: 3 p.m.


  • Signing: 2 p.m.
  • STORY/MAKERS: COMICS & ADAPTATIONS (MG/ YA): 3 p.m. Cafetorium: Make it your own – but how? Moderated by Lorraine Cink, with Gwenda Bond, Kami Garcia, Ryan North, Danielle Paige, Margaret Stohl

Visit the festival website for more information.