Ya’ll Fest

Friday, November 9

3:30
PM
  • FIERCE FRIDAY
    John L. Dart Library

    1067 King Street

    Presented by Fierce Reads

    YALLFest goes uptown! Join a select group of best-selling YA authors for this special Friday preview event hosted by Macmillan Fierce Reads, featuring book signings, giveaways, crafts, games, and food treats! Authors participating include Melissa Albert, Brandy Colbert, Stephanie Garber, Kami Garcia, Alexander London, Danielle Paige, Christine Riccio, Aminah Mae Safi, Courtney Summers, Adrienne Young. SOLD OUT

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4:00
PM
  • PENGUIN TEEN RED CARPET PREVIEW
    Charleston County Public Library

    68 Calhoun Street

    Presented by Penguin Teen

    YALLFest authors walk the red carpet and then gather for a panel discussion at this annual kickoff event. Participating authors include Ally Condie, Brendan Reichs, Renee Ahdieh, David Arnold, Adib Khorram, Tiffany Jackson, Claire Legrand, and Nic Stone. The event is free, but advance registration is required; call 843-805-6903 to register. Please only register for one Friday event! 

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4:30
PM
  • FOODIE FUN-ATICS
    Charleston Depot

    23 Ann Street

    Presented by Let’s Talk YA

    Your favorite Disney authors team up with fans and Chef Shuai Wang from award-winning Short Grain food truck for fast-paced kitchen challenges. From cooking to eating to foodie trivia, this event will be full of surprises. Tentative line-up: Dhonielle Clayton (The Belles), Roshani Chokshi (The Star-Touched Queen and Aru Shah and the End of Time), Stephanie Kate Strohm (Love à la Mode) and Corrie Wang (The Takedown).SOLD OUT.

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Saturday, November 10

9:00
AM
  • COFFEE & CIDER GIVEAWAY WITH NOVL
    Charleston Museum

    360 Meeting Street

    Come enjoy free coffee or cider with NOVL and grab a water bottle to start off your day!

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9:30
AM
  • I READ YA BREAKFAST HOUR
    Blue Bicycle Books — Tent

    420 King Street

    Free Donuts! Authors Sarah Enni, Lamar Giles, Stephanie Kate Strohm, Kaitlin Ward, and Scott Westerfeld will be on hand with a sugar injection to get your YALLFest started off right.

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10:00
AM
  • LET’S TALK YA BOOKS & BISCUITS!
    Charleston Museum — Courtyard

    360 Meeting Street

    Stop by for biscuits from Callie’s Hot Little Biscuit and a chance to meet your favorite Disney authors Alexandra Bracken (The Darkest Minds), Dhonielle Clayton (The Belles), Roshani Chokshi (Aru Shah and the End of Time), J.C. Cervantes (The Storm Runner), and Corrie Wang (The Takedown). Sponsored by Disney

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11:00
AM
  • PICTIONARY WITH PENGUIN TEEN
    Charleston Museum — Courtyard

    360 Meeting Street

    Do you think you are the ultimate book nerd? Prove it! Join Penguin Teen and some of our favorite authors at The Penguin Teen Bookish Pictionary Challenge.
    This is a ticketed event and space is limited, so head to the Penguin Teen Booth prior to the event to get a ticket, while supplies last.
    David Arnold, Renée Ahdieh, Adib Khorram, Stephanie Perkins, Beth Revis

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12:00
PM
  • FIERCE READS FAN MEET-UP
    Charleston Museum — Courtyard

    360 Meeting Street

    Join us at the Charleston Museum Courtyard for the ultimate fan experience with trivia, games, and giveaways!

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1:00
PM
  • HMH TEEN WAFFLE GIVEAWAY
    Charleston Museum — Courtyard

    360 Meeting Street

    Join HMH Teen for a Fantasy Feast of waffles from Sweet Belgium, pins, and YA authors! Emiko Jean, Robin LaFevers, Rebecca Schaeffer, and Megan Shepherd will be in conversation about anti-heroines, dark magic, setting their books in faraway lands, and much more. First come first serve!

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3:00
PM
  • SHADOWHUNTER ARMY RECRUITMENT EVENT
    Charleston Museum — Courtyard

    360 Meeting Street

    The Shadowhunter Army is accepting new members in the Charleston Museum Courtyard at 3:00pm! Enlist and pick up your exclusive Shadowhunter Army gear!
    Visit the Riveted by Simon Teen booth to get your wristband for our recruitment event.

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4:00
PM
  • I’LL TAKE QUIDDITCH FOR $500: A FAN GAME SHOW
    Charleston Museum — Courtyard

    360 Meeting Street

    Test your bookish knowledge and compete head-to-head with fellow fans and bestselling authors Claire Legrand, David Arnold, Ashley Woodfolk, and Adib Khorram in categories like “Expecto Patronum,” “May the Force Be With You,” and more, using audio clips from your favorite YA audiobooks! Hosted by legendary audiobook narrator Fiona Hardingham! Sponsored by PRH Audio.

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