I'll be out and about this fall and wanted to give a heads up in case you're able to join me at one (or all--I love repeat offenders) of the following.
First up is the SONOMA COUNTY LITERARY FESTIVAL in Santa Rosa, Ca.
Saturday, September 22nd, 2012
Downtown, Santa Rosa, California
YA panels are at the Share Exchange, 531 5th Street in downtown Santa Rosa
10-11:15 - Hindsight and Other Sightings, with Stacey Jay (Juliet Immortal), Sophie Littlefield (Hanging by a Thread), and CJ Omololu (Transcendence)
The festival was a great experience last year. This year, my panel is a little earlier in the day which makes me worry you teen type people will still be sleeping, but I'm crossing my fingers that we'll have a good turnout. If we get 25 or more people at the panel, I'll give away one of my last 2 Advance Reader Copies of ROMEO REDEEMED.
Next up is the RELEASE PARTY FOR ROMEO REDEEMED!! at Hicklebees in San Jose, Ca. on October 5th.
October 5th, 6:30 p.m.
1378 Lincoln Ave.
San Jose, CA 95125
This one is super exciting because you'll be able to get your signed books several days BEFORE Romeo Redeemed's actual release day and score lots of fun goodies, such as Romeo and Juliet temporary tattoos (original artwork by Jennifer Redstreake)
(Isn't that fabulous? She's so talented. Check out her Etsy shop here: http://www.etsy.com/shop/Redstreake?ref=seller_info&atr_uid=0 )
There will be lots of other swag to be had, including magnets and posters and book launching yummies so I hope some of you will be able to make it there to help me celebrate. If not, you can always pre-order a signed copy from Hicklebees. You'll be supporting a great indie store and your copy will come with some goodies tucked inside the front cover!
The link to pre-order is: http://www.hicklebees.com/romeo-redeemed-preoder-now
And lastly, I'll be joining a group of authors from the Dear Teen Me anthology at Book Passage:
November 15th at 7:00 p.m.
51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera California 94925
"Celebrate teens with Book Passage and several of the contributing authors of Dear Teen Me: Authors Write Letters To Their Teen Selves, a book of reflections and advice from nearly 70 young adult authors writing to their teen selves. Editor E. Kristin Anderson and contributors Marke Bieschke, Stacey Jay, Mike Jung, Katherine Longshore, Erika Stalder and Mariko Tamaki will talk about their letters and their experiences."
I'll be adding other events as they're booked, and I hope to see some of you this fall!