2017 events coming soon!
NCTE Annual Convention and ALAN
I’m heading to Minneapolis, MN for the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) and the ALAN Workshop.
Our panel, THE MANY FACES OF REALISTIC FICTION, will be on Tuesday, November 24, 11:35a-12:10p:
- Sarah Dessen
- Geoff Herbach
- Ashley Hope Perez
- Margo Rabb
- Susan Ros
- Tamara Ireland Stone
- Moderator: Susan Groenke
Sunday, Nov. 22
Miami Book Fair
Growing up is hard enough without the pressure to be a certain kind of “perfect.” In Tamara Ireland Stone’s Every Last Word and Corey Ann Haydu’s Making Pretty, finding your personal “perfect” is the key to loving your natural self.
Sunday, November 22, 12-1 pm. We will be signing copies of our books immediately following the panel.
Big Sur Writers Conference
I’m honored to be a member of the faculty this year. I attended this conference in 2010 and I can’t say enough about my experience (read my testimonial here). If you’re looking to hone your craft, meet other amazing writers, and get honest, constructive feedback on your work from editors, agents and published authors, this is the workshop for you. Register HERE.
A Great Good Place for Books
YA Lit Panel: Nina LaCour, Ava Dellaria and I will be talking about writing for young adults with fellow author, Nancy Davis Kho. We hope you can join us for a fun and informative evening!
7:00 to 8:30 pm • A Great Good Place for Books, Oakland, CA
Details and directions HERE.
Participating authors include Courtney Alameda, Alexis Bass, Linda Covello, Maurene Goo, Ann Jacobus, Stephanie Kuehn, Nina LaCour, Gretchen McNeil, Frank Portman, and me.
I’m honored to be a keynote speaker at this event. All our books will be available for sale and we’ll be signing at the end of the day.
Livermore Public Library with Veronica Rossi
I’m heading to North Carolina for the Bookmarks Festival and honored to be part of this incredible lineup of authors.
I’m speaking at the Hanesbrands Theater on Saturday from 12:00-12:45p, and signing copies of my books immediately afterward.
Full schedule HERE.
EVERY LAST WORD Launch Tour:
- June 7: Bay Area Book Festival
- June 14: West Coast Launch Party at the Lafayette Public Library
- June 17: East Coast Launch Party at Books of Wonder, New York City
- June 27-29: ALA Annual Conference, San Francisco
- July 14: Books, Inc Opera Plaza with Gretchen McNeil and Robin Benway
- July 17: Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore, San Diego • with Gretchen McNeil, Robin Benway and Jessi Kirby
Sunday, June 14 • 4-6 p.m • WEST COAST LAUNCH PARTY!
Please join us at the beautiful Lafayette Public Library to celebrate the release of Every Last Word with music, poetry, and good friends. Everyone is welcome! Please RSVP HERE!
Wednesday, June 17 • 6-8 p.m. • EAST COAST Launch Party at Books of Wonder
I’m heading to New York City next week to celebrate the release of Every Last Word! Please come join us! It’s going to be such a fun and special night.
June 27-29: ALA ANNUAL CONFERENCE, San Francisco
I’m so honored to be part of ALA this year. And my friends at Disney-Hyperion have a very special surprise in store for you word lovers. Join me on Saturday, June 27, 3:00-4:00p for SPEED DATING, and on Monday, June 29 for a very special book signing at 9:30 a.m., Disney-Hyperion Booth (#1028 South Hall)
BOOKS INC, Opera Plaza, San Francisco
Not Your Mother’s Book Club • Tuesday, July 14th • 7:00pm
Come join Gretchen McNeil, Robin Benway and me for a panel discussion and signing with our favorite San Francisco book club.
MYSTERIOUS GALAXY BOOKSTORE, San Diego
Friday, July 17th • 7:30pm: San Diego in the summer? At a bookstore I’ve always wanted to visit? Yes, please. I’m looking forward to this event with Gretchen McNeil, Robin Benway, and Jessi Kirby!
I’ll be RT Thursday through Saturday. Click here for my full schedule.
I’m honored to be participating in ABA Winter Institute 2015.
February 8-11 • Asheville, North Carolina
I’m looking forward to meeting booksellers around the country and signing advance copies of my new novel, Every Last Word.
LA TIMES FESTIVAL OF BOOKS
University of Southern California
University Park Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90089
Sunday, April 13
Moderator: Sonya Sones
Book signing immediately following the panel.
Friday, May 16
11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Contemporary fiction is seeing an exciting comeback. Sometimes reality requires a different toolbox than other genres. Join our experts as they address the intricacies of crafting stories in our world.
I’ll be around during the Teen Day events on Saturday, including the Teen Day Party on Saturday night.
I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to return to Evanston, Illinois, the setting of Time Between Us and Time After Time.
Curious about my personal history with this town? Read this. Or just come see me on February 6.
Here’s where you’ll find us:
March 24: Lemuria Books, Jackson, MS
March 25: Books at Laurelwood, Memphis, TN
March 26: Parnassus Books, Nashville, TN
March 27: Books-A-Million, Birmingham, AL
March 28: Little Shop of Stories, Atlanta, GA
I can’t wait to return to one of
my favorite Bay Area bookstores.
Friday, January 17 • 7:00p
Hicklebee’s Toys and Books
1378 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA
Time After Time Launch Tour
I hope to see you at one of the following events!
~ AT-A-GLANCE ~
10/8: RELEASE DAY • Launch Party for Time After Time and Panel with Gayle Forman • Books, Inc. Berkeley
10/13: NY Comic Con • Signing in Disney Publishing Worldwide Booth
10/15: Books of Wonder with Neal Shusterman, Unsouled • Cristin Terrill, All Our Yesterdays • Alexandra Bracken, Never Fade • Kate Brian, Hereafter
11/2-3: Vegas Valley Book Festival
11/4: Mrs. Nelson’s with Leila Howland, Nantucket Blue and Lauren Morrill, Meant To Be
Additional Bay Area and Southern California events TBA.
~ EVENT DETAILS ~
Launch Party for Time After Time and Panel with Gayle Forman.
“She Said, He Said: Exploring Character, Story and Perspective in Duet Novels.”
Join Gayle Forman — author of the duet novels Just One Day and Just One Year — and I for a discussion about writing companion novels from male and female perspectives.
Books, Inc. 4th Street, Berkeley • Hosted by Not Your Mother’s Book Club
Signing in Disney Publishing Worldwide Booth
Booth #2128 • 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Fantastic Teen Reads for October
Panel at Books of Wonder with Neal Shusterman Unsouled • Cristin Terrill All Our Yesterdays • Alexandra Bracken Never Fade • Kate Brian Hereafter
Signing at SCBWI East Bay/Bay Area Regional Conference
Preservation Park, Oakland
YA panel and signing at
A Great Good Place for Books • Oakland
Time Travel Panel
Tamara Ireland Stone
Location and time TBA
Autographing books on Saturday, 11/2
12:15 in TENT 2
YA Panel at Mrs. Nelson’s with Leila Howland, Nantucket Blue
& Lauren Morrill, Meant To Be
Saturday, December 7 • 3:00 – 4:00p
Reading and book signing
276 Village Square, Orinda, CA
Saturday, December 14 • 3:00p
Barnes & Noble Walnut Creek
1149 S. Main St.
Walnut Creek, CA
Tuesday, April 30 at 7:00 p.m.
with Antony John, Lenore Appelhans and Lauren Oliver.
Time: 3:45 – 4:45 pm
I’ll be appearing on the “What’s Hot?” panel: “A panel of debut authors discuss the experience with their “buzz books.”
Leigh Barduga, SHADOW & BONE
Lenore Applehans, THE MEMORY OF AFTER (A.K.A. LEVEL 2)]
Gennifer Albin, CREWEL
Kiera Cass, THE SELECTION
Tamara Ireland Stone, TIME BETWEEN US
Time: 6:30-7:45 — I will be signing from 7:15-7:45
Meet a revolving door of hundreds of authors as they make appearances every 30 minutes in this high-energy event. Be one of the first 500 to sign up and receive a goody bag filled with free books and promotional items.
From 11:00 am-2:00 pm attendees will join us for the Giant Book Fair where you will meet more than 80 YA authors who will be autographing in YA Alley and whose books you can purchase. A special YA locator booklet will be given out so that you can find out exactly where your favorite author is seated.
Tucson Festival of Books
Saturday-Sunday . March 9-10 . 9:00a – 5:30p
University of Arizona campus. Attendance and parking are free.
Capturing Dimensions of Time in YA Literature
When: Sunday 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Where: Education Building – Kiva Auditorium
Authors: Gayle Forman, Cinda Chima, Tamara Ireland Stone
Loves Me or Not? With Complications
When: Sunday 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Where: Education Building – Kiva Auditorium
Authors: Elizabeth Eulberg, Amy Fellner Dominy, Tamara Ireland Stone
Saturday, April 20th
9:00 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Alief Taylor High School.
I’m so excited to be part of the incredible line-up of YA authors at TeenBookCon in Huston! Join us! Admission is free.
AUSTIN TEEN BOOK FESTIVAL
Saturday, September 29
10:00a – 5:00p
Palmer Events Center, Austin, Texas
What Would You Do For Love? Panel
Ally Condie (Reached)
Kresley Cole (Poison Princess)
Jessica Shirvington (Entice)
Tamara Ireland Stone (Time Between Us)
Jessica Khoury (Origins)
Tracy Deebs (Tempest Unleashed)
(part of San Francisco Litquake)
Saturday, October 6, 2012
Z Space * 450 Florida St., San Francisco
An arena of highly trained YA authors competing for your entertainment…and ultimate bragging rights. Nine “authletes.” Four lightning rounds. NaNoWriMo prompts. You decide who walks away with the gold. Get up close and personal with the authletes after the awards ceremony.
Tuesday, October 9
Books, Inc., San Francisco
The Castro, 16th & Market Streets
Hosted by Not Your Mother’s Book Club
Snacks / Prizes / Books / Lots of Fun!
A two-day annual literary festival featuring author readings, writing contests, workshops, exhibits and book fair.
I’ll be signing books, presenting, and participating in the panel, “New Trends in Teen Paranormal”. Click HERE to see where you can find me.
READING/SIGNING: BEACH BOOKS
Monday, October 15
Click HERE for maps and more details.
Two years ago at this same conference, I met the people who would become my agent and my editor. This time, I’ll be participating in the Debut Author Panel. Crazy, right?
Come join us to celebrate Halloween and four new young adult titles! We’ll all be in costume… will you? There will be prizes!
Thursday, December 6 at 6:00 p.m
For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/ggpbooks
Towne Center Books, Pleasanton, CA
Monday, December 10 at 7:00 p.m.
I’ll be reading from Time Between Us
and signing copies!
For directions and more information, click here.
Author Visit: Hicklebee’s
Willow Glen, San Jose
January 11, 2013 at 6:30
I’ve always loved this bookstore, and I’m so honored to visit as an author. Click here for directions and more information.
Educator Reception & Author Visit
Barnes & Noble, Walnut Creek
Sunday, January 20 at 3:00
I’m so excited to be at my local Barnes & Noble. I’ll be reading from Time Between Us, answering questions, and signing books. I hope you can stop by and say hello!
Author Visit: Orinda Library
Thursday, February 7 . 7:00 p.m.
I’ll be speaking about writing young adult fiction, reading from Time Between Us, and signing books! Click here for directions and more information.
Barnes & Noble, Walnut Creek
Wed. February 13 . 7:00 p.m.
Kick off Valentine’s Day with five young adult authors: Corrine Jackson, Touched and If I Lie / Robin Mellom, Ditched: A Love Story / Veronica Rossi, Under the Never Sky / Cynthia Omololu, Transcendence / Tamara Ireland Stone, Time Between Us. Come chat with us about love stories!