Teen Book Fest

Where Teens and Books Meet!

2012 Authors

Asher, Jay

Asher, Jay - 13 reasons whyJay Asher has worked at an independent bookstore, an outlet bookstore, a chain bookstore, and two public libraries. He hopes, someday, to work for a used bookstore. When he is not writing, Jay plays guitar and goes camping.


Josephine Angelini is a graduate of New York josephine-angelini-starcrossedUniversity’s Tisch School of the Arts in theater, with a focus on the classics. Originally from Massachusetts, she now lives in Los Angeles with her screenwriter husband, their baby girl, and three shelter cats. Her debut series, Starcrossed, Dreamless, and Goddess, (Harper Teen) are all international bestsellers and have garnered the praise of various major publications, including the LA Times, and have twice won the Reader’s Choice Awards in Germany.


anna-careyAnna Carey is the author of The Eve Trilogy. She eve-anna-careystudied creative writing at NYU and has an MFA in fiction from Brooklyn College. She likes miniatures, subway generated wind, flea markets, chalkboard silhouettes, dance-offs, arnold palmers, Chinese finger traps, and top-of-your-lungs car singing. She dislikes pennies, paper receipts, and tunafish.


Monir, AlexandraAlexandra Monir alexandra-monir-timelessbroke onto the scene in her early twenties with the release of her popular debut YA novel, the paranormal romance Timeless. The book caught on quickly, landing on the Barnes & Noble Bestsellers chart and being named one of Amazon’s “Best Books of the Month.” Alexandra is also a singer/songwriter, known for integrating music into her books’ pages. She wrote and recorded original songs to accompany her book.