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Conference Authors Announced

Thursday, August 24, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Eileen Dengler
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Friday, October 6  
Preview Supper 


EMCEE: David Litt, Thanks, Obama (Ecco/HC)

Elizabeth Acevedo, The Poet X (HarperTeen/HC)

Eileen Myles, Afterglow (a dog memoir) (Grove Atlantic)

Peter Sis, Robinson (Scholastic)

Eric Velasquez, Schomburg: The Man Who Built a Library (Candlewick)


Saturday, October 7


Cressida Cowell, The Wizards of Once(LBYR/HBG)
Bernard King, Game Face: A Lifetime Of Hard-Earned Lessons On and Off the Court(DaCapo/HBG)
Uzodinma Iweala, Speak No Evil (HC)
Jonathan Miles, Anatomy Of a Miracle: A Novel* (The *True Story of a Paralyzed Veteran, a Mississippi Convenience Store, a Vatican Investigation, and the Spectacular Perils of Grace)(Hogarth/PRH)

Awards Banquet 7pm-9pm
Richard Ford, Between Them (Ecco)

Debbie Levy & Elizabeth Baddeley, I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark (S&S Young Readers)

Brendan Wenzel, They All Saw A Cat (Chronicle)


Sunday, October 8 



Ryan T Higgins, Bruce's Big Move (Disney)

Victoria Jamieson, All's Faire in Middle School(PYR/PRH)

Gregory Pardlo, Air Traffic (Knopf/PRH)

Kate Greathead, Laura & Emma (S&S)

Moveable Feast 


Jillian Medoff, This Could Hurt (HC)
Brianna Wolfson, Rosie Colored Glasses(MIRA/HC)
Kelly Simmons, The Fifth of July (Sourcebooks)

Lesa Cline-Ransome, Before She was Harriet(Holiday House)

K. Arsenault Rivera, The Tiger's Daughter (Tor)
(3 more to be announced)

Brian Biggs will be a speaker at our Successful School Visits with an Author session on Sunday at 9:30am-10:45am.