Come find me. Say hi. And get your free WHEN THE BEAT DROPS bookmark!

Wednesday, May 2 – Teen Author Reading Night
6-7:30 pm
Jefferson Market Branch of NYPL, corner of 6th Ave and 10th St

I’ll be reading a brief excerpt from WHEN THE BEAT DROPS along with some of my favorite authors ever. It’s early and free!

Tara Altebrando, The Opposite of Here
Lexa Hillyer, Winter Glass
Maxine Kaplan, The Accidental Bad Girl
David Levithan, Sam and Ilsa’s Last Hurrah
Carolyn Mackler, The Universe is Expanding and So Am I
Lygia Day Peñaflor, All of This is True

Saturday, May 5 – Barnes & Noble Teen Author Panel: All About the Music
1 pm
102 Park Avenue
Willow Grove, PA 19090

I’ll be talking all things teen music and signing books with Sarah Nicole Smetana (The Midnights) and Lindsay Champion (Someday, Somewhere).

Sunday, May 6 – Doylestown Bookstore YA Panel
2 pm

16 S Main Street
Doylestown, PA  18901

Same fabulous writers, different topic!

Wednesday, May 16

WHEN THE BEAT DROPS Launch Party & Mini-Rave
7-9 pm
Powerhouse Arena
28 Adams Street (Corner of Adams & Water Street @ the Archway)
Brooklyn , NY

Join me for a brief reading, book signing, wine, snacks, giveaways, and a DANCE PARTY featuring legendary NYC DJs Illexxandra and DJ Shakey. They’ll be dropping the beats as we drop my new book into the world!

August 10-12 – Writer’s Digest Conference
Hilton New York Midtown
1335 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019

Find me on a YA panel with some great writers, stick around to learn about genre, craft, and the ins and outs of publishing.