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In Conversation with Veronica Roth and Courtney Summers

Join us for a conversation with Veronica Roth (bestselling YA author of the Divergent series)  and Courtney Summers (bestselling Canadian YA author).

Q & A and autograph session will follow.

Access to the autograph session will be limited to 80 people on a first come, first served basis. Visit the welcome table starting at 6:30 p.m. to get your autograph line ticket. A maximum of two books will be signed per ticket.

Questions for the Q&A portion will only be gathered in advance. There are many ways to leave a question for the authors. Leave a comment on the blog post, on the Facebook event (link coming soon), or keep an eye on OPL’s Twitter or Instagram (OPLTeens_AdosBPO or OPL_BPO)!


Perfect Books will be selling the authors’ books.

Free event. Open to all ages. 


Veronica Roth is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Divergent series and the Carve the Mark duology. Divergent received the 2011 Goodreads Choice Award for Favorite Book, Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2011, and was the winner of the YALSA 2012 Teens’ Top Ten. The trilogy has been adapted into a blockbuster movie series starring Shailene Woodley and Theo James. Carve the Mark published in January 2017 and debuted at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list. It remained on the list for eighteen weeks to follow.  The Fates Divide, the second installment of the Carve the Mark series, also debuted at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list. Veronica's short story collection, The End and Other Beginnings, a stunning collection of novella-length stories set in the future pubilshed with Katherine Tegen Books in Fall 2019 and she contributed to Blake Crouch's anthology, Forward, the same season.


Courtney Summers is the bestselling, critically acclaimed and award-winning author of several novels. Her first book was published in 2008, when she was 22. Her newest novel, Sadie, is a New York Times bestseller, Edgar Award Winner, Odyssey Award winner, Audie Award winner, received six starred reviews, appeared on over 30 Best of 2018 lists and was the 2018 Goodreads Choice Awards Runner-Up for Best YA Fiction with over 21,000 votes. Courtney has reviewed for The New York Times, is the founder of #ToTheGirls, a 2015 worldwide trending hashtag, and in 2016, she was named one of Flare Magazine's 60 under 30. She lives and writes in Canada.