Ellen Hopkins, Lamar Giles, Andrew Smith, Gretchen McNeil, Dashka Slater, Jeff Zentner, Kati Bartkowski, Kristin Clark, Kim Culbertson, Carrie DiRisio, Zetta Elliot, Tim Floreen,Hillary Homzie, Abigail Johnson, Stephanie Kuehn, Heidi Lang, Greg Neri, Robin Roe, Meredith Russo, Tamara Ireland Stone, Jessica Taylor, Laurie Ann Thompson, Na’amen Gobert Tilahun, John Jennings and unexpected guests!
This weekend, January 13th-15th, San Francisco Public Library and the MLK Community Foundation are collaborating to host the Black Comix Arts Festival. There will be three days of talks from comic creators, workshops for those interested in creating and publishing their own comics, and an expo where you can see – and buy – comics from all types of creators. It’s taking place at SFPL main branch and at the Metreon Sky View. Visit the Black Comix Arts Festival website to see the schedule and learn more about this free event.
On Saturday January 27th the Millbrae Public Library is hosting a Young Adult Novelist Convention at Carlmont High School in Belmont. Featured authors include Stephanie Keuhn, Ellen Hopkins, Greg Neri, Zetta Elliot and many more. Get details about this free event on the Eventbrite website.This free half-day celebration will include panel discussions, author hangouts, and book signings with the following YA novelists: