Announcing the MacKids Book Expo America Schedule

This year MacKids events at BookExpo America will feature a host of signings from Catherynne M. Valente, Gennifer Albin, and many more.

The full MacKids BEA schedule is below.


Tuesday, June 5

  • 9:00 AM – Wrinkle in Time tote giveaway at Macmillan Booth 3358
  • 9:30 AM – Gabrielle Zevin signing for Because It Is My Blood. Autographing area table #21.
  • 9:30 AM – Tommy Greenwald signing for Charlie Joe Jackson. Autographing area table #24.
  • 10:00 AM – Young Adult Editor’s Buzz Panel with author Gennifer Albin and MacKids’ J.O. Malley. Moderated by BookPeople (Austin, TX) book buyer Meghan Dietsche Goel. Room 1E14 / 1E15.
  • 10:30 AM – Lane Smith signing for Abe Lincoln’s Dream. Autographing area table #21.
  • 10:30 AM – Catherynne M. Valente signing for The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There. Autographing area table #23.
  • 11:30 AM – Gennifer Albin signing for Crewel. In-booth signing. Tickets required.
  • 11:30 AM – Natalie Merchant signing for Leave Your Sleep. Autograph area table #21. Tickets required.
  • 3:00 PM – Caragh M. O’Brien signing for Promised & Birthmarked. Autograph area table #21.
  • 3:00 PM – The Apocalypsies: Meet the Authors of 2012’s Must-Reads! Mix and mingle with members of the YA & MG 2012 debut author group The Apocalypsies. Come learn about our books and us – and get swag, prizes, cookies and more.
  • 3:30 PM – Phillip C. Stead and Erin E. Stead signing for Bear Has a Story to Tell. Ticket’s required.
  • 4:00 PM – Nancy Tillman signing for Tumford 1 & 2. Autographing area table #21. Tickets required.

Wednesday, June 6

  • 9:00 AM – Wrinkle in Time tote giveaway at Macmillan Booth 3358
  • 9:30 AM – Graphic Novel Events for Bookstores. Moderated by Mark Siegel, Editorial Director at First Second Books. Room 1E04.
  • 10:30 AM – Obert Skye signing for Potterwookie. Autographing area table #23.
  • 11:00 AM – In-booth galley giveaway of Gennifer Albin’s Crewel.
  • 11:00 AM – BEA Graphic Novel Authors Stage. Moderated by Jenny Brown. Uptown Stage.
  • 11:30 AM – Stephen Savage signing for Little Tug. Autographing area table #23.
  • 12:15 PM – CBC Speed Dating with Obert Skye, author of Potterwookie. Room 1E14/15
  • 12:30 PM – Young Adult Buzz Author Event with Gennifer Albin. Downtown stage.
  • 1:00 PM – Gennifer Albin signing for Crewel.
  • 2:00 PM – Michael Grant and Katherine Apple signing for Eve & Adam. Ticketed signing.
  • 3:30 PM – CBC Tea with Children’s Authors with Erin Stead and Phil Stead. Room 1E12/13.



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