Upcoming Events

April 21, 2018: The North Texas Teen Book Festival!

April 2018 (exact dates tbd): TLA Annual Conference

March 24, 2018: Houston Teen BookCon!

March 15: Faith in the Humanities Conference, Northwest University

February 6, 2018: The Hazel Wood Tour, Kepler’s Books, Menlo Park CA (7:00-9:00pm). Come hang out with Melissa Albert and me as we chat about her amazing debut, The Hazel Wood.

Past Events

January 10, 2018: Unearthed Tour, Kepler’s Books, Menlo Park CA. Come hang out with Amie Kaufman, Meagan Spooner,  Stacey Lee, and me as we chat about Amie and Meg’s latest book.

November 10-11, 2017: YALLFest, Charleston, SC

September 26, 2017: A Poison Dark and Drowning Tour, Kepler’s Books, Menlo Park CA. Come hang out with Jessica Cluess and me as we chat about A Poison Dark and Drowning, the stunning sequel to her fantastic debut novel, A Shadow Bright and Burning.

August 15, 2017: A Map For Wrecked Girls Book Launch, Kepler’s Books, Menlo Park CA. I’ll be celebrating with author Jessica Taylor and asking all sorts of fun questions about her latest young adult thriller, A Map For Wrecked Girls.

July 7-10, 2017: SCBWI LA Summer Conference, Los Angeles, CA

June 15, 2017: Out Of This World Panel, South Irving Library, Irving, Texas

June 3, 2017: BookCon, NYC

April 21, 2017: TLA Annual Conference, San Antonio, Texas

April 1, 2017: Mysterious Galaxy, San Diego, CA

The lovely Roshani Chokshi is letting me be a part of her A Crown of Wishes tour. So you will get to see both of us here, plus the amazing Cindy Pon. 2pm.

UK Caraval Tour: February 23-27 2-17

US Caraval Tour:  January 31, 2016–February 14, 2017


November 4-6, 2016, YALSA Young Adult Services Symposium.

Saturday, November 5th, 1:30-3:00: I’ll be a part of the William C. Morris Author Forum with Fellow YA authors, Roshani Chokshi, Laure Eve, Meredith Russo, Christine Kendall, and moderator E.K. Johnston.

August 30, 2016, I’ll be in conversation with Sabaa Tahir for the launch of her highly anticipated sequel, A Torch Against the Night. Kepler’s Books, Menlo Park, 7:00 pm

June 25th & 26th, 2016, ALA Summer Conference, Florida.

Saturday, June 25th, 2:00-3:00: In booth ARC signing of Caraval.

Sunday, June 26th, 9:00-10:00: YALSA’S YA Author Coffee Klatch

May 11-13, 2016, Book Expo America, Chicago

Caraval has been chosen as a BEA Buzz Panel Book, which means I get to be on the BEA Young Adult Author Buzz Stage, Friday May 13th.

Panel: Friday, May 13th, 10:00AM-10:30AM. Uptown Stage, McCormick Conference Center

Caraval ARC signing: Friday, May 13th, 11:30AM-Noon. Macmillan Booth (Booth 1958) *This is a ticketed event


April 29 & 30, 2016 SCBWI Spring Spirit Conference, Citrus Heights, CA

I’ll be teaching two sessions at this conference with fellow young adult author, Jessica Taylor. We’ll be talking about, YA Dos and Don’ts, & Building a Cast of Characters. For more information, check out the official conference site here.


April 4-7, 2016  The Bologna Children’s Book Fair, Bologna Italy

I’m really excited to be attending this exciting event. If you’re going to be there as well, please let me know as I’d love to say hello.

March 17, 2o16 TOAST THE AUTHOR EVENING, Colusa, CA

A conversation about writing processes and roads to publication, with Alexis Bass, author of What’s Broken Between Us (Harper Teen), and Love and Other Theories (Harper Teen), and Jessica Taylor, author of Wandering Wild (Sky Pony Press), and Maps For Lost Girls (Dial/Penguin).