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YALLFest 2013

Who’s coming: 50 of the country’s top YA authors, including 25 New York Times bestsellers.

What: Panels, presentations and signings on three stages on Upper King Street, as well as the infamous YA Smackdown!

When: Sat., Nov. 9, 2013, 10 am to 7 pm

Where: Blue Bicycle Books, the American Theatre, Charleston Music Hall, Upper King Street, Charleston, SC

Cost: FREE!

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YALLFest 2013 will feature a full day of stimulating talks by award-winning writers, live music, games, and a bustling Literary Marketplace. This fun, family-oriented, cultural event  brings together hundreds of book lovers and authors of all ages. Most exhibitor tables will be in the main tent next to one of the book signing lines.

Exhibitor registration is currently closed. More spaces may be released closer the festival.

2013 Exhibitors:

Charleston Library Society, a 260-year-old library in the heart of Charleston 

Dr. Annette Laing, author of The Snipesville Chronicles

CCPL Young Adult, library hub for Lowcountry teens

Charleston Volunteers for Literacy, dedicated to raising literacy levels across the Lowcountry 

Anchor Group Publishing: Christy Sloat, author of The Past Lives Trilogy and The Visitors Series, Stacey Rourke, author of The Gryphon Series, and Katherine Polillo, author of The Watcher’s Trilogy 

D.C. Belton, author of the Divine Masquerade Series

Kelly Hughes Roberts, author of The Road to Chianti

Andrea B. Miller, author of Smokin’ and Spinnin’

Rick H. Veal, author of The Master of White Hall 

University of South Carolina Press, publisher of over 1,700 titles

Dr. Braxton Cosby, author of Protostar 

Kristen Fergusonauthor of Torn True Love 


Exhibitor registration is currently closed. More spaces may be released closer the festival.

Download an exhibitor application for 2013 here.

Pay your exhibitor fee online here.

Call us at 843.722.2666 with any questions.