Ya’ll Fest

2018

Venue Map


Click on venues below to see a schedule
of events at that location.

Record Stop

9
Nov.

Underlined Pop-Up

9
Nov.

Charleston Museum — Courtyard

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

    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

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

    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

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

    360 Meeting Street

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

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

    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!

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

    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.

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

    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.

    map

Charleston Depot

9
Nov.
  • FOODIE FUN-ATICS
    Charleston Depot
    4:30 pm

    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.

    map

John L. Dart Library

9
Nov.
  • FIERCE FRIDAY
    John L. Dart Library
    3:30 pm

    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

    map

American Theater — Ballroom

10
Nov.
  • PALACES FROM PARAGRAPHS: WORLDBUILDING DONE RIGHT
    American Theater — Ballroom
    11:00 am

    446 King Street

    From myths and magic to currency and clothes, making a new world, especially one that feels real and detailed, is no easy task. These authors will tell you how they took it on.
    Dhonielle Clayton, Stephanie Garber (Moderator), Lisa Maxwell, Veronica Roth, Adrienne Young

    map
  • SOMETHING’S NOT QUITE RIGHT
    American Theater — Ballroom
    12:00 pm

    446 King Street

    A handful of horror. A fragment of fantasy. A smidgen of supernatural. An armful of the absurd. These stories start out in the real world…and then go a little sideways. We are Here For It.
    David Arnold (Moderator), Jimmy Cajoleas, David Levithan, Stephanie Perkins, Ronald L. Smith

    map
  • SORRY NOT SORRY: PRICKLY PROTAGS
    American Theater — Ballroom
    1:00 pm

    446 King Street

    Funny. Ambitious. Honest. Determined. Smart. These stories show us that there’s more important things to be than “likable”—and that even if you’re not always easy to be around, your story is still worth telling.
    Mary H.K. Choi, Spencer Hyde, Alex London, Kass Morgan, L.C. Rosen, Corrie Wang (Moderator)

    map
  • RAGTAG BUNCH OF MISFITS: ADVENTURES IN GROUPS
    American Theater — Ballroom
    2:00 pm

    446 King Street

    Because sometimes you just can’t defeat evil alone!
    J.C. Cervantes, Roshani Chokshi, Ally Condie (Moderator), Brendan Reichs, Destiny Soria

    map
  • FITTING IN AND STANDING OUT
    American Theater — Ballroom
    3:00 pm

    446 King Street

    All most middle schoolers want to do is blend in. But what if you can’t help but stand out? Our MG masters talk about how to deal with being different without losing your cool.
    J.C. Cervantes, R.J. Palacio, Shane Pangburn (Moderator), Ronald L. Smith, Jacqueline West

    map
  • PITTER PATTER: WRITING FRESH LOVE STORIES
    American Theater — Ballroom
    4:00 pm

    446 King Street

    Love stories: we’ve been telling them for as long as we’ve been living them. So how do you make them feel fresh and exciting? These authors of amorous adventures tell us their secrets.
    Jessica Brody, Sarah Enni (Moderator), Kami Garcia, Stephanie Kate Strohm, Siobhan Vivian

    map
  • LGBTQIA+ ASK ANYTHING PANEL
    American Theater — Ballroom
    5:00 pm

    446 King Street

    Join an assortment of our authors in a safe space to discuss gender and sexuality, both on the page and off.
    Sara Farizan, Adib Khorram, David Levithan (Moderator), Natasha Ngan, L.C. Rosen, Destiny Soria

    map

Best Friend Train Museum

9
Nov.
10
Nov.

Blue Bicycle Books — Courtyard

10
Nov.

Blue Bicycle Books — Tent

9
Nov.
10
Nov.

Kudu

9
Nov.
  • JENNY HAN SIGNING
    Kudu
    2:00 pm

    4 Vanderhorst Street

    map
  • BRANDON MULL SIGNING
    Kudu
    3:00 pm

    4 Vanderhorst Street

    map