I’ll be visiting Texas this year! I will be one of the authors featured at the first-ever North Texas Teen Book Festival on March 7 at the Irving Convention Center. More
I’m excited to announce that I’ll be teaching a new writing workshop in 2015—this time in the fall and co-led with a certain brilliant author I admire like crazy, Micol Ostow, author of the terrifically terrifying AMITY! More
I’m excited to share that The Walls Around Us, my book forthcoming in March 2015, just had its very first foreign sale… Dutch rights have been sold to Karakter Uitgevers! More
The workshop season at the Djerassi Resident Artists Program will be launching in 2015—with workshop-retreats not just with me but with other Djerassi alums!—and there are some beautiful full-color ads coming out in writing magazines. I wanted to share… More
I’m excited to announce that there is a very special way to pre-order a hardcover of my upcoming March 2015 novel The Walls Around Us… and if you do, you can get it signed and personalized!
My publisher, Algonquin Young Readers, is about to send some beautiful ARC packages containing my upcoming March 2015 novel The Walls Around Us out into the world, and they keep thrilling me with all the cool components they’re including in the package… More
Last week, my first-ever book translated into another language landed on my doorstep… it’s my novel 17 & Gone, translated into simplified Chinese! I can’t read a single character and am not sure what any of it says, but it was a thrill to hold this in my hands…
I’m excited to say that I will be one of the authors featured at the 2015 ABA Winter Institute, which will be held in Asheville, NC, this coming February! More
I try to avoid reading reviews and making myself crazy, but I had to share this Review in Doodle of my new book The Walls Around Us. The review is just 25 seconds long and kind of perfect. More
My YA Novel Writing Workshops & Retreats at the Djerassi Resident Artists Program in February and June 2014 were such a resounding success—and such a joy to lead!—that I am doing another week-long YA novel workshop in June 2015! And exciting news: Applications are now open.
I will be on faculty at the 2015 Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writers Conference at Arizona State University in Tempe… and registration is NOW OPEN.
I will be at the 2015 AWP Conference in Minneapolis, and all three panel proposals I was on were accepted for the conference (meaning, I could choose only two to be a part of!)… I’m excited to be a part of the following panels: More