Teen Book Fest

Where Teens and Books Meet!

Breakout Sessions




1. I Heart You: Crushing Hard

Featuring: Ava Dellaira, Jessica Brody, Mary E. Pearson, Lilliam Rivera and Lindsey Summers

Moderated by Amy Spalding


2.  IRL: Navigating Darkness

Featuring: Robin Benway, Anthony Breznican, Jeff Garvin, Ellen Hopkins and Kim Turrisi

Moderated by Isabel Quintero


3. World on Fire: Fight or Flight

Featuring: Josephine Angelini, Jessica Cluess, Emily Ziff Griffin, Aditi Khorana and Jonathan Maberry

Moderated by Cindy Pon




1. Epic Firsts: New Voices in YA

Featuring: Jeff Garvin, Emily Ziff Griffin, Lilliam Rivera, Lindsey Summers and Kim Turrisi

Moderated by Abdi Nazemian


2. On Beat: It’s all in the Notes

Featuring: Robin Benway, Anthony Breznican, Ava Dellaira, Ellen Hopkins and Jonathan Maberry

Moderated by Brandy Colbert


3. Stranger Things: Not of this World

Featuring: Josephine Angelini, Jessica Brody, Jessica Cluess, Aditi Khorana and Mary E. Pearson

Moderated by Jennifer Brody