Ya’ll Fest

2021

Venue Map


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

Virtual

9
Nov.
10
Nov.
11
Nov.
12
Nov.

The Harbinger Cafe & Bakery

Ensemble Consignment Boutique

Instagram Live

2 Cumberland

Record Stop

American Theater — Ballroom

13
Nov.
  • Fear Itself
    American Theater — Ballroom
    11:00 am

    446 King Street

    What does what we and our beloved characters fear say about our world? What can we learn from it? Moderated by Tiffany D. Jackson with Adam Sass, Ayana Gray, Cherie Dimaline, and Grady Hendrix

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  • After Squid Game
    American Theater — Ballroom
    12:00 pm

    446 King Street

    Dark is the new content, or is it? Moderated by Amy Foster with Cherie Dimaline, Adalyn Grace, Grady Hendrix, and Neal Shusterman

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  • Plotting a Best-Selling Novel
    American Theater — Ballroom
    1:00 pm

    446 King Street

    Authors talk the craft of rising action. Moderated by Soman Chainani with Nandini Bajpai, Tashie Bhuiyan, Ayana Gray, and Elizabeth Lim

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  • Juvenilia
    American Theater — Ballroom
    2:00 pm

    446 King Street

    Everyone starts somewhere…authors read their childhood writing. Moderated by Marie Lu with Jen Calonita, Adalyn Grace, and Elizabeth Lim

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  • AMA: LGBTQIA+ Edition
    American Theater — Ballroom
    3:00 pm

    446 King Street

    Writers talk queer issues, in books and in life. Moderated by David Levithan with Jonny Garza Villa, Rachael Lippincott, Steven Salvatore, and Aiden Thomas.

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  • No Time Like the Present
    American Theater — Ballroom
    4:00 pm

    446 King Street

    You think 2021 was weird, check out 1912, 1926, 1927 and 1997. Moderated by Dhonielle Clayton with Chloe Gong, Stacey Lee, and Angie Thomas.

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  • The Fantasy of Fantasy
    American Theater — Ballroom
    5:00 pm

    446 King Street

    Now that Dune is a household name, has the Fantasy of Fantasy been lost? Would the Simarillion exist in the era of Slurpee Cups? Discuss. Moderated by Ransom Riggs with Charlotte Nicole Davis, Namina Forna, Michael Johnston, and Aiden Thomas

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Best Friend Train Museum

Blue Bicycle Books — Courtyard

13
Nov.

Blue Bicycle Books — Tent

13
Nov.

Kudu

American Theater — Cinema

13
Nov.
  • Why Love Stories Matter
    American Theater — Cinema
    11:00 am

    446 King Street

    If love is universal, why are love stories so often seen as pop genre pieces rather than literature? Moderated by Stephanie Garber with Abbi Glines, Julian Winters, Raquel Vasquez Gilliland, and Tashie Bhuiyan.

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  • Writing and Re-Writing Reality
    American Theater — Cinema
    12:00 pm

    446 King Street

    How do stories become true? How do our truths become stories? Why does storytelling matter to a troubled world? Moderated by Nisha Sharma with Nandini Bajpai, David Levithan, and Rachael Lippincott

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  • College Plans (and other things that went awry)
    American Theater — Cinema
    1:00 pm

    446 King Street

    In 2021, some characters can get as sidelined as the rest of us. Moderated by Julian Winters with Jonny Garza Villa, Dustin Thao, and Margot Wood

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