SCBWI-Los Angeles Writer’s Days 2013: Diversity!
8400 Huntington Drive
San Gabriel, CA
I’ll be teaching an intensive World Building Workshop. Registration is required.
I’ll be one of the panelists in the opening plenary on “Teen Characters & Idols: Depth, Relevancy, and Opportunity,” along with Terri Minsky (Screenwriter, Lizzie McGuire, The Carrie Diaries, and Sex and the City); Erica Lorraine Scheidt (YTH Board Member, Author, Uses for Boys); Katie Elmore (Population Media Center, East Los High); and Ebony Section, Anthony Sis, Cindy Lee, Max Kamin-Cross (YTH Youth Tech Board).
May 2 at 5:30 p.m.
Lammy Finalist Reading
San Francisco Public Library, Latino/Hispanic Meeting Room A & B
100 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
Finalists tentatively scheduled to read: Judy Grahn, Ryka Aoki, Kevin Killian, Janet Hardy, Malinda Lo, Kathryn L. Pringle, Cyd Nova, Elliott DeLine, Mattilda B. Sycamore, Brenna Munro
June 27-July 2
American Library Association Annual Conference
July 12 at 7 p.m.
1644 Haight Street
San Francisco, CA 94117
Word/Play turns 1, and we’ve got all-star panels to mark the occasion. Saeed Jones, Casey Childers, and Malinda Lo will face off against Nate Waggoner, Alani Foxall, and Joshua Mohr for meaningless points in a series of made-up literary games. (Tickets are $10)
July 28-August 4
Lambda Literary Foundation Writers Retreat for Emerging LGBT Voices
American Jewish University
Los Angeles, CA
I’ll be teaching the Genre and Young Adult Workshop. Writers may write genre fiction for adults or young adults, or young adult fiction of any genre. Applications are due April 1.
Sept. 28 – Austin, TX
Austin Teen Book Festival
Austin Convention Center
Oct. 5–6 – Portland, OR
Oregon Convention Center
Oct. 6, 4 p.m. at the Comcast Stage — Malinda Lo and Marissa Meyer, with a signing to follow
Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. – Seattle, WA
Third Place Books — Panel and book signing with Gennifer Albin and Brent Hartinger
17171 Bothell Way NE
Lake Forest Park, WA
Oct. 10–13 – Portland, OR
Oct. 18–19 – Golden, CO
Colorado Language Arts Society Regional Conference
Colorado School of Mines
Oct. 20 at 3 p.m. – Denver, CO
Tattered Cover Bookstore — Signing
2526 East Colfax Avenue
Nov. 9 at 3 p.m. – San Francisco, CA
Borderlands Books — Cassie Alexander, Malinda Lo and Tim Pratt in conversation
870 Valencia Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
Nov. 21–23 – Boston, MA
NCTE Annual Convention
Hynes Convention Center
Nov. 23, 6-8 p.m. – Lexington, MA
Cary Memorial Library — Author panel and signing with Karen Healey and A.S. King
1874 Massachusetts Ave.
Dec. 6 at 6:30 p.m. – Corte Madera, CA
Book Passage — Signing
51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925