Friday, September 14, 2012

Tons of Portland-area Author Events in October

Some amazing YA and middle grade authors are coming to the Portland area next month -- including an amazing line-up at Wordstock Festival! Here are several upcoming author events you'll want to mark in your calendars!

October 13-14th: Wordstock Festival
Oregon Convention Center
Admission: $7 per day or $10 for a two-day pass; kids 13 & under are free

View the complete Wordstock schedule online, but here's a list of YA and Middle Grade authors appearing at this year's festival: 

David Levithan
Jackson Pearce
Tonya Hurley
April Henry
Jeanne Ryan
Kevin Emerson
Lissa Price
Katie Kacvinsky
Erica Lorraine Scheidt
Lisa Burstein
Steve Brezenoff
Inara Scott
Lish McBride
Joelle Anthony
Stephanie Guerra
Tamara Ireland Stone
Kristin-Paige Madonia
Martha Brockenbrough
Kelly Moore, Tucker Moore & Larkin Reed
Kimberly Derting
Sean Beaudoin
Ami Margolin Rome & Phillip Margolin
Karen Cushman
Katherine Schlick Noe
Christopher Healy
John Stephens
Rebecca Stead
Kim Baker
Trent Reedy
Dr. Cuthbert Soup

Sunday, October 14th at 2:00pm
Powell's Cedar Hills Crossing

Cindy Pon -- author of Silver Phoenix
Malinda Lo - author of Ash and Adaptation
Sarah Rees Brennan - author of the Demon's Lexicon trilogy and Unspoken
Mette Ivie Harrison - author of Tris & Izzie
Janni Lee Simner - author of Bones of Faerie

Monday, October 15th at 7:30pm
Powell's City of Books on Burnside

Sandra Cisneros - author of The House on Mango Street and her new release, Have You Seen Marie?

Tuesday, October 16th at 7pm
Powell's Cedar Hills Crossing

Jasper Fforde - author of The Last Dragonslayer, his first YA novel.
Jasper is also known for writing the Thursday Next series.

Thursday, October 18th at 12:00pm
Barnes & Noble, Tanasbourne

Libba Bray - book signing for The Diviners

Thursday, October 18th at 7:30pm
Powell's City of Books on Burnside

Libba Bray - author of The Diviners, as well as the Gemma Doyle trilogy, Going Bovine, and Beauty Queens

Monday, October 22nd at 7pm
Powell's Cedar Hills Crossing

A.S. King - author of Ask the Passengers and Please Ignore Vera Dietz

Wednesday, October 24th at 6:30pm 
Barnes & Noble, Clackamas Town Center

Adam Jay Epstein & Andrew Jacobson - authors of The Familiars series
Nils Johnson-Shelton - author of the Otherworld Chronicles series
Chris Krevatin - author of the Gravediggers series

Wednesday, October 24th at 7pm
Bagdad Theater

Sherman Alexie presents his new collection of short stories, Blasphemy.

Thursday, October 25th at 6:30pm
Barnes & Noble, Clackamas Town Center

Becca Fitzpatrick - author of the Hush, Hush series
Elizabeth Miles - author of Fury and Envy
Tonya Hurley - author of The Blessed and the ghostgirl series
Kresley Cole - author of Poison Princess

Tuesday, November 27th at 6:30pm
Barnes & Noble, Clackamas Town Center

Laini Taylor - author of Daughter of Smoke & Bone and its sequel, Days of Blood & Starlight.

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