We’re so excited about the line-up for the seventh annual Teen Author Fest and we hope you are too!
Whatever your taste, Teen Author Fest lets you connect with the authors you love and other like minded readers. We can’t wait for the fun to begin!
Mark your calendars for Saturday, October 29 for a free public event for all ages at the Main branch (120 Metcalfe) from 12:00-5:00pm with seven authors. Join us for Author Talks, Panels, Writing Workshops, and more.
A big thanks to our partners Kaleidoscope Kids’ Books. They will be on hand to sell the authors’ books at our events at Main branch on Saturday, October 29th and at Beaverbrook branch on Thursday, November 3rd.
Check out our full program listing below. All programs are free and open to everyone.
Teen Author Fest 2016
Saturday, October 29
Main branch Auditorium
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Come and meet authors:
Shane Peacock: The Dark Missions of Edgar Brim
Victoria Schwab: This Savage Song
Amy Alward: The Potion Diaries: ROYAL TOUR
Caroline Pignat: Shooter
Lesley Livingston: The Valiant (publication Spring 2017)
Marthe Jocelyn: A Big Dose of Lucky
Emma Mills:This Adventure Ends
Join us for author talks, panels, writing workshops, book sales, prizes, and more!
|12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.||
Author Talk – Shane Peacock
Writing Workshop with Emma Mills
|1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.||
Keeping it Real - Realistic Fiction Panel: Caroline Pignat, Emma Mills, and Marthe Jocelyn
Meet & Greet/Autographs - Shane Peacock, and Victoria Schwab
|2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.||
All Fantasy All the Time – Fantasy Fiction Panel: Victoria Schwab, Lesley Livingston, and Amy Alward
Meet & Greet/Autographs - Emma Mills, and Marthe Jocelyn
|3:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.||
Author Talk – Victoria Schwab
Writing Workshop with Amy Alward
The publishing process: how do you go from writing a manuscript to getting it published? With my dual editor/writer hats, I can offer some real insider knowledge into what it’s really like to get your book into the hands of readers.
|4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.||Meet & Greet/Autographs - Shane Peacock, Caroline Pignat, and Lesley Livingston||
Meet & Greet/Autographs - Victoria Schwab, and Amy Alward
Join us for a visit with Canadian YA author M-E Girard as she discusses her novel Girl Mans Up. Chance to win a copy! Kaleidoscope Kids’ Books will also be selling M-E’s book.
Book signing and audience questions in English or French to follow.
Thursday, November 10
Blackburn Hamlet (199 Glen Park) 10:45 a.m.-11:45 a.m.
Thursday, November 10
Carlingwood (281 Woodroffe) 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Ruth E. Dickinson (100 Malvern) 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.