Gezellig by Gayle Forman

Gezellig is an untranslatable Dutch word meaning cozy, which is both the point and the opposite of social networking. It is also the name of YA author Gayle Forman's tumblr. Bonus points for correct pronunciation.

Winter/Spring 2013 Events Are Here!
As promised, more dates!   I’ll be adding more dates in the fall for JUST ONE YEAR.
Tuesday, April 16th, 7 pm. 
NYC: McNally Jackson Books
A Conversation With Me and Julie Strauss-Gabel.  This is your once-in-a-lifetime chance to get me and Julie, the tremendous editor of my and some other authors you might know (Ally Condie, Adam Gidwitz, John Green, Stephanie Perkins…) in a room together. I’ll talk and sign and maybe even read a teaser from Just One Year. Details here.


 Sunday, April 21st, noon
LA, CA: LA Times Festival of Books
Panel Discussion: Call Me, Maybe? With Robin Benway, Sarah Dessen, Morgan Mattson and Holly Goldberg Sloan (Moderator)



Monday, April 22nd, 7 p.m
 Burbank, CA: Burbank Public Library Reading and signing. Details here.


Wednesday May 1-Saturday May 4th

Kansas City, MO: Romantic Times Booklovers’ Convention

Specific panels and events TBA. Check for details.

Wednesday panel: “A Kiss is Never Just a Kiss”: Romance in Modern YAWithStephanie Perkins, Cynthia Hand, Tara Hudson, Gayle Forman, Josephine Angelini and Aprilynne Pike (moderator).

Thursday panel: Bookseller & Librarian: Where Do We Go From Here? With Heather Brewer, Aprillyne Pike, Eve Silver and Kelley Armstrong (moderator)

Friday panel: “Let’s Get Serious”: Tackling Issues in YAWith C. J. Omolulu, Gayle Forman, Stephanie Kuehnert, Jackie Kessler, Sara Zarr and Rosemary Clement-Moore (moderator).

Saturday panel: Feeding The Fire: Conflict And Action in YA With Leigh Bardugo, Colleen Houck, Maureen Johnson, Richelle Mead and Kelley Armstrong (moderator).



 Friday, May 17th, 6 p.m.
NYC: Girls Write NowCatch me and a fabulous teen author reading together. Details here.


AUSTRALIA!!!!


Sydney Events TBA



Melbourne, Reading Matters Conference

Thursday, May 30th, 10 a.m: Student Day. Presentation on something fabulous provocative and funny.

Friday, May 31st, 9:15 a.m. Panel Discussion. Action:  Me, Tim Sinclair and Raina Telgemeier discuss the highs and lows of teen life.

Saturday June 1st, 3 p.m. 
Panel Discussion. Unleashing YA: Me, Morris Gleitzman and Keith Gray on adult encroachment in YA.

Winter/Spring 2013 Events Are Here!

As promised, more dates!   I’ll be adding more dates in the fall for JUST ONE YEAR.

Tuesday, April 16th, 7 pm.

NYC: McNally Jackson Books

A Conversation With Me and Julie Strauss-Gabel. 
This is your once-in-a-lifetime chance to get me and Julie, the tremendous editor of my and some other authors you might know (Ally Condie, Adam Gidwitz, John Green, Stephanie Perkins…) in a room together. I’ll talk and sign and maybe even read a teaser from Just One Year. Details here.

Sunday, April 21st, noon

LA, CA: LA Times Festival of Books

Panel Discussion: Call Me, Maybe?
With Robin Benway, Sarah Dessen, Morgan Mattson and Holly Goldberg Sloan (Moderator)

Monday, April 22nd, 7 p.m

Burbank, CA: Burbank Public Library
Reading and signing. Details here.


Wednesday May 1-Saturday May 4th

Kansas City, MO: Romantic Times Booklovers’ Convention

Specific panels and events TBA. Check for details.

Wednesday panel: “A Kiss is Never Just a Kiss”: Romance in
Modern YA
WithStephanie Perkins, Cynthia Hand, Tara Hudson, Gayle Forman, Josephine Angelini and Aprilynne Pike (moderator).

Thursday panel: Bookseller & Librarian: Where Do We Go From Here?
With Heather Brewer, Aprillyne Pike, Eve Silver and Kelley Armstrong (moderator)

Friday panel: “Let’s Get Serious”: Tackling Issues in YA
With C. J. Omolulu, Gayle Forman, Stephanie Kuehnert, Jackie Kessler, Sara Zarr and Rosemary Clement-Moore (moderator).

Saturday panel: Feeding The Fire: Conflict And Action in YA
With Leigh Bardugo, Colleen Houck, Maureen Johnson, Richelle Mead and Kelley Armstrong (moderator).

Friday, May 17th, 6 p.m.

NYC: Girls Write Now
Catch me and a fabulous teen author reading together. Details here.

AUSTRALIA!!!!

Sydney Events TBA

Melbourne, Reading Matters Conference

Thursday, May 30th, 10 a.m: Student Day. Presentation on something fabulous provocative and funny.

Friday, May 31st, 9:15 a.m. Panel Discussion. Action:  Me, Tim Sinclair and Raina Telgemeier discuss the highs and lows of teen life.

Saturday June 1st, 3 p.m.

Panel Discussion. Unleashing YA: Me, Morris Gleitzman and Keith Gray on adult encroachment in YA.

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