Visit Tor Teen at the 2014 American Library Association Conference!

The 2014 ALA conference is taking place June 26th through July 1st in Las Vegas, and Tor Teen has packed their schedule with author signings, star-studded panels, and a speed dating event where you can mingle with 15 children’s authors and illustrators, including Alan Gratz and P.J. Hoover! You’ll find all the Tor fun plus authors like Deborah Coonts and Rachel Howzell Hall at booth #532!

Come out and join the excitement!

 

Friday, June 27

5:30p–7:00p
Exhibits open! Visit us in booth #532

 

Saturday, June 28

9:00a–5:00p
Exhibits open! Visit us in booth #532

8:30a–10:00a
“Isn’t It Romantic?”
A panel of popular romance writers will discuss their books and will sign copies following the program. Authors include Jeaniene Frost, Penelope Douglas, Deborah Coonts, Shelley Coriell, and Ryan Winfield. Moderated by Barbara Hoffert, editor of Library Journal’s Prepub Alert.
Las Vegas Convention Center, Room N263

9:15a–9:45a
Alan Gratz signing The League of Seven in booth #532

10:30a–11:30a
AAP Children’s Author Speed Dating with Alan Gratz and P.J. Hoover
The Association of American Publishers (AAP) Children’s Library Marketing Committee will be hosting its first Speed Dating event at ALA Annual 2014. Join us to mingle with 15 children’s authors and illustrators in traditional speed dating fashion.
Las Vegas Convention Center, Room N112

1:00p–1:45p
Rachel Howzell Hall signing Land of Shadows in booth #532

3:00p–4:00p
PopTop Stage “Women in Mystery”
Join several top women mystery authors (Rachel Howzell Hall, Hannah Dennison, Jane Cleland, and Kelli Stanley) as they discuss how and why the mystery genre brought out the best in their talents. Book signing to follow.
Las Vegas Convention Center, Hall N1, end of the 200 aisle

4:30p–5:30p
“Redefining Humans from the Past to the Future” Author Panel
Throughout science fiction and fantasy literature, humans are constantly being redefined. A panel of authors will speak about how humans have been redefined from the past to the future. This program is sponsored by Tor and LITA’s Imagineering Interest Group. (Book signing to follow.)
Las Vegas Convention Center, Room S233

 

Sunday, June 29

9:00a–5:00p
Exhibits open! Visit us in booth #532

8:00a–10:00a
RUSA’s Literary Tastes: Celebrating the Best Reading of the Year
Listen to some of the year’s best authors discuss their works and the craft of writing while enjoying the company of other book lovers. All Annual Conference registrants are invited to participate in this conference program.
Las Vegas Convention Center, Room N258

9:00a–10:00a
YALSA’s YA Author Coffee Klatch with Alan Gratz and P.J. Hoover
Enjoy coffee and meet with YALSA’s award winning authors! This informal coffee klatch will give you an opportunity to meet authors who have appeared on one of YALSA’s six annual selected lists or have received one of YALSA’s five literary awards. Librarians will sit at a table and every 3 or 4 minutes, a new author will arrive at your table to talk!
Participating authors include: Josephine Angelini, Paolo Bacigalupi, Leigh Bardugo, Jessica Brody, Ally Condie, Jim Di Bartolo, Matt de la Pena, Matt Dembicki, Becca Fitzpatrick, Jonathan Friesen, Carol Goodman, Alan Gratz, Claudia Gray, Collen Gleason, Ryan Graudin, Nathan Hale, Jenny Han, PJ Hoover, Katherine Howe, Lindsey Leavitt, Marie Lu, Jonathan Maberry, Lauren Myracle, Blake Nelson, Jandy Nelson, Caragh O’Brien, Mary Pearson, Jason Reynolds, Graham Salisbury, Neal Shusterman, Jon Scieszka, Marcus Sedgwick, Clare Vanderpool, Scott Westerfeld, Cat Winters, and Meg Wolitzer.
Las Vegas Hotel, Ballroom C

11:00a–11:45a
V.E. Schwab signing Vicious in booth #532

11:45a–12:00p
“The Future According to Tor: New Titles for Young Readers and Teens
We are pleased to present a selection of must-shelve upcoming fiction from Starscape, Tor Teen, and Tor. Join us as we discuss some of our stellar forthcoming titles, as well as highlights from the current season. ARCs, posters, and other giveaways are available in the Tor/Forge Books booth #532.
Las Vegas Convention Center, Book Buzz Theater, next to Booth #2245

1:00p–1:45p
Deborah Coonts signing Lucky Bastard at booth #532

3:00p–3:45p
P.J. Hoover signing Tut: The Story of My Immortal Life at booth #532

 

Monday, June 30

9:00a–2:00p
Exhibits open! Visit us in booth #532

10:00a–11:00a
PopTop Stage: “Seedy Criminal Underbellies” with Hank Phillippi Ryan and Deborah Coonts (Book signing to follow.)
Las Vegas Convention Center, Hall N1, end of the 200 aisle

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