april 28-29, 2017
yallwest — Santa Monica, CA
4 PM - 8 PM — FIERCE FRIDAY YALLWEST PREVIEW NIGHT
Join us for a madcap YA library takeover -- YALLWEST style! We'll be kicking off the festival weekend with a night of signings, tomfoolery, swag giveaways, food -- and life size video games.
Join me, Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, Veronica Roth, Roshani Chokshi, Caleb Roehrig, James Dashner, Kami Garcia, Kate Hart, Victoria Aveyard, Alexandra Bracken, Danielle Paige, Rachel Renée Russell, Ryan North, Maurene Goo, S. Jae-Jones, and more!
Tickets available here
Location: Santa Monica Public Library
11 AM — Panel - SWIPE RIGHT: LOVE AND THE MODERN MILLENNIAL ❤️📱❤️
Moderated by Jennifer E. Smith with Nicola Yoon, Lilliam Rivera, Sandhya Menon, Adi Alsaid, and Kami Garcia
Location: North Gym
12 PM — FIRST IN LINE PIZZA PARTY 🍕🍕
Join First in Line authors James Dasher, Jessica Cluess, Jennifer E. Smith, Nicola Yoon, Kiersten White and Leigh Bardugo for games, prizes, and free pizza. (Get it while it lasts!)
Location: - Main Quad
1 PM - Signing!
Come on by, say hiya and get your books signed!
NOTE: This is a ticketed event. Tickets will be distributed at 12PM at the Wristbanding Tent on the Science Quad . Only individuals with a wristband will be allowed into the signing line at the Centennial Quad.
4 PM — Panel - GOT 99 ISSUES BUT THIS BOOK AIN'T ONE: WRITING CONTEMPORARY ISSUES, NOT "ISSUE BOOKS" ✍️
Moderated by Dhonielle Clayton with Abigail Johnson, Nicola Yoon, Marie Marquardt, Zac Brewer, and Kate Hart
june 3-4, 2017