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Events

Saturday, October 12, 2019
Appearing at the Texas Teen Book Festival at Southwestern University near Austin! From 12:15-1:15 I’m cohosting a “Best Of The Best” screening of the 90-Second Newbery Film Festival with co-host Newbery honoree Thanhha Lai (Inside Out and Back Again). From 1:30-2:15 I’m moderating the “Reality Bytes” panel, featuring authors Arvin Ahmadi (Girl Gone Viral), Mary H.K. Choi (Permanent Record), Katharyn Blair (The Beckoning Shadow), and Brittney Morris (Slay)! Both presentations will be in the Alma Thomas Theater. Afterward, from 2:30-3:15 I’ll be signing copies of The Order of Odd-Fish at the Signing Tent at the Academic Mall. Complete details about the Texas Teen Book Festival here.

Saturday, October 19, 2019
Appearing at the Boston Book Festival! From 11:45 to 12:45, at BPL Teen Central, I’m moderating a panel discussion on historical YA fiction with authors Julie Berry (The Lovely War), Susan Carlton (In the Neighborhood of True), and Kip Wilson (White Rose). Afterward, I’ll be signing copies of The Order of Odd-Fish. Then, from 2:30 to 3:30 in the BPL Rey Room, I’ll be leading an interactive workshop to help folks learn how to make movies for the 90-Second Newbery Film Festival and signing copies of Odd-Fish afterward. All at the Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston Street.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Speaking about the 90-Second Newbery Film Festival from 9-10 am at the New England Library Association conference at the Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa in Groton, CT.

Friday, January 10, 2020
Deadline for the ninth annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival (special February 21 deadline for Minnesota).

Saturday, February 1, 2020
The ROCHESTER, NY screening of the ninth annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival! At the Eisenhart Auditorium of the Rochester Museum & Science Center (657 East Ave). Hosted by me and the legendary author Bruce Coville (My Teacher Is An Alien, Space Station Ice 3, and more). 2 pm.

Saturday, February 8, 2020
The OAKLAND, CA screening of the ninth annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival! Hosted by me and author Marcus Ewert (Mummy Cat, Mr. Pack Rat Really Wants That).

Sunday, February 9, 2020
The SAN FRANCISCO screening of the ninth annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival! At the San Francisco Public Library (100 Larkin Street) in the Koret Auditorium. Hosted by me and author Marcus Ewert (Mummy Cat, Mr. Pack Rat Really Wants That). 2 pm.

Saturday, February 15, 2020
The SAN ANTONIO, TX screening of the ninth annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival! At the Mays Family Center at the Witte Museum (3801 Broadway St., San Antonio, TX). Hosted by me and author Carolyn Flores (The Amazing Watercolor Fish, A Surprise for Teresita). Made possible by partners at Bexar County Digital Library Bibliotech and the Hidalgo Foundation through the generosity of H-E-B Texas Grocery. 2 pm.

Thursday, February 21, 2020
Special deadline for Minnesota entries for the ninth annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival.

Saturday, February 22, 2020
The BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY screening of the ninth annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival! At the Central Library (10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY) in the Dweck Auditorium. Hosted by me and another author TBA. 1 pm.

Saturday, February 29, 2020
The TACOMA, WA screening of the ninth annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival! Location TBA. Hosted by me and Tacoma’s own Doug Mackey.

Sunday, March 1, 2020
The SEATTLE screening of the ninth annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival at the Northwest Film Forum (1515 12th Ave, Seattle, WA). Hosted by me and another author TBA. Time TBA.

Sunday, March 8, 2020
The CHICAGO PUBLIC LIBRARY screening of the ninth annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival! At the Harold Washington Library Center (400 S. State Street) in the Pritzker Auditorium. Hosted by me and author Keir Graff (The Phantom Tower). 1:45 pm.

Saturday, March 14, 2020
The BOSTON screening of the ninth annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival! At the Boston Public Library in Copley Square (700 Boylston St, Boston, MA). Hosted by me and M.T. Anderson (Feed, The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge). 2:30 pm.

Saturday, March 28, 2020
The SALT LAKE CITY screening of the ninth annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival! At the Salt Lake City Public Library (210 East 400 South). Hosted by me and author Keir Graff (The Phantom Tower). Made possible by partners at Utah Humanities and the Salt Lake City Public Library. 1 pm.

Saturday, March 28, 2020
The OGDEN, UT screening of the ninth annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival! At the Treehouse Museum (347 22nd Street, Ogden, UT). Hosted by me and author Keir Graff (The Phantom Tower). Made possible by partners at the Treehouse Museum, Utah Humanities and Weber County Book Links. 6:30 pm.

Saturday, April 4, 2020
The BOULDER, CO screening of the ninth annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival! At the Boulder Public Library (1001 Arapahoe Avenue). Hosted by me and author Lija Fisher (The Cryptid Catcher).

Saturday, April 25, 2020
The MINNEAPOLIS screening of the ninth annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival! At the Minneapolis Central Library (300 Nicollet Mall) in Pohlad Hall. Hosted by me and Newbery Medal winner Kelly Barnhill (The Girl Who Drank the Moon). On-site book sales by the Red Balloon Bookshop. 3 pm.