10th August 2017
• May 31st – June 4
• New York, NY
Saturday, June 2nd
1:00 – 2:00 PM EPIC READS MEET-UP
Location: HarperCollins Lounge
Sunday, June 3rd
10:45 – 11:45 AM MIDDLE GRADE BLOWOUT
This middle grade mega panel features beloved best-selling authors and a new emerging voice. Join Renée Russell, creator of the Dork Diaries series and The Misadventures of Max Crumbly, and John August, screenwriter of films such as Charlie’s Angels, Big Fish, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory who just penned Arlo Finch. They’ll share the stage with Daniel José Older, the New York Times bestselling author of Salsa Nocturna, the Bone Street Rumba urban fantasy series, and Shadowshaper which won the International Latino Book Award, and YouTube superstar magician Zach King who has written a book about magic. Soman Chainani, best known for his powerhouse NYT bestselling series The School for Good and Evil, will moderate.
12:00 – 1:00 PM (tent.) SOMAN CHAINANI SIGNING
1:15 – 2:00 PM THE REAL REEL
It’s so exciting to see books come to life on the big screen. How do those pieces come together to give readers what they are craving while satisfying movie-goers? Join Angie Thomas (THE HATE U GIVE), Becky Albertalli (WHAT IF IT’S US), Soman Chainani (THE SCHOOL FOR GOOD & EVIL series) and Lauren Oliver (BROKEN THINGS) as they chat about their epic tales being turned into fantastic films.
• Details: http://www.thebookcon.com