Monday, January 07, 2013

YAK Fest!

On January 19, 2013, Cyn and I will be panelists at YAK Fest, the Young Adult Keller Book Festival, at Keller High School, in Keller, Texas.

Here are the details, with the complete lineup and panel breakdown:

WHEN: Saturday, January 19, 9am – 5pm
OPEN DOOR: Come when you can and stay for as long as you like.
WHERE: Keller High School, 601 N. Pate Orr Rd. Keller, TX 76248
SOCIAL MEDIA: twitter / facebook / blog  (hashtag #Yakfest13)


Panel Breakdown:

Keeping It Real – Jessica Anderson, Charles Benoit, Chris Crutcher (afternoon only), Simone Elkeles, Guadalupe Garica McCall, Jessica Warman, Lori Aurelia Williams and Shannon Greenland

This is Not Normal – Rosemary Clement Moore, Cory Oakes, Victoria Scott, Mary Lindsey and Jeff Hirsch

This is Not Normal Either – Krissi Dallas, Tracy Deebs, Greg Leitich Smith and Andrea White

Vampire Smack Down - Cynthia Leitich Smith, Rachel Caine and Jason Henderson

Poetry Workshop – Colin Gilbert

A Walk on the Weird Side – Kelley Milner Halls

Choctaw Tales – Tim Tingle

Schedule (tentative)
9:00 - 10:00Doors open; book salesCommons
10:00 - 10:45Keynote- Simone Elkeles, followed by introduction of authorsFine Arts Center
10:55 - 11:40select a panel or sessionLecture Hall, Band Hall, classrooms
11:40 - 12:40Lunch - food for purchase; Book salesCommons
12:40 - 1:20select a panel or sessionLecture Hall, Band Hall, classrooms
1:30 - 2:10select a panel or sessionLecture Hall, Band Hall, classrooms
2:20 - 3:00select a panel or sessionLecture Hall, Band Hall, classrooms
3:10 - 3:40Poetry readingCommons
3:40 - 5:00book sales; author signingCommons
There will be books available for purchase from The Book Carriage, and they will be selling books all day. The Book Carriage will accept cash and credit cards. You may bring some books from home for authors to sign. Food and drinks will be available for purchase at lunch.

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