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YALLFest 2014

Who’s coming: 60 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: Fri., Nov. 7 and Sat., Nov. 8, 2014

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

Cost: FREE!

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Watch It Live

If you can’t make it to YALLFest this year, you can still catch some of the best panels! Tune in each hour and check out the schedule below for a list of the panels we’ll be streaming live!

WATCH IT LIVE!


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Live Stream Schedule:

10 AM – Festival Welcome: Jonathan Sanchez
Intro by Keynote Sponsor: Justine Magazine, Jana Pettey
Keynote: Cassandra Clare & Holly Black

11 AM – BOSCH VS. BENEDICT: IT ENDS NOW
Moderator: Adam Gidwitz
Authors: Pseudonymous Bosch & Trenton Lee Stewart Williams.

12 PM – PUBLISH OR PERISH (Industry Panel)
Moderator: Melissa de la Cruz
Authors: Sarah Burnes, Sally Willcox, Emily Meehan, Julie Scheina, Richard Abate, David Levithan

1 PM – YA SERIES: NO REST FOR THE WICKED
Moderator: Beth Revis
Authors: Melissa de la Cruz, Cinda Chima, Caitlin Kittredge, Kim Derting, Siobhan Vivian, Kiera Cass

2 PM – WHO’S READING WHO(M): THE CROSSOVER AUTHOR
Moderator: Margaret Stohl
Authors: Deborah Harkness, Melissa de la Cruz, Kathy & Brendan Reichs, David Levithan, Ellen Hopkins

3 PM - THE FUTURE OF SCI FI/FANTASY
Moderator: Rose Brock
Authors: Beth Revis, Brendan Reichs, Dave McGinnis Gill, Jennifer Lynn Barnes, Kimberly Derting, Diana Peterfreund

4 PM – YA AT THE MOVIES: 2013
Moderator: Robin Wasserman
Authors: Margaret Stohl, Kami Garcia, Cassandra Clare