Book Expo America (BEA)

May 23rd, 2014

Bookseller friends: BEA is upon us! I’ll be at or around the show pretty much every day. Here’s where you can find me!

Wednesday, May 28
3:45 – 4:30 PM
SLJ Day of Dialogue Panel: “Storied Lives”
Moderator: Paula Willey, Librarian
Panelists: Lois Ehlert, Chris Raschka, Raina Telgemeier and Peter Sís
(SLJ’s Day of Dialogue is closed to the public, but if you’re a ticketed attendee, I hope to see you at my panel!)

Thursday, May 29
4:00-5:00 PM
The Best in Fall 2014 Graphic Novels Panel
Javits: Uptown Stage
Moderator: Calvin Reid
Panelists: Michael Cho, Farel Dalyrymple, Raina Telgemeier and Jules Feiffer
Join in with graphic novelists Michael Cho (Shoplifter), Farel Dalrymple (The Wrenchies), Jules Feiffer (Kill My Mother), and Raina Telgemeier (Sisters) discuss their upcoming graphic novel projects and the state of the graphic novel industry with Publishers Weekly’s Calvin Reid.

Friday, May 30
11:00 – 11:30 AM
BEA signing—TABLE 2
I will be signing galleys of Sisters!

3:30 – 4:45 PM
CBC Tea with Children’s Authors
Location: Room 1E12/13

Saturday, May 31
(BEA Bookcon)
10:00-11:00 AM
The Graphic Novel Today
Room 1E16
Moderator: Calvin Reid
Words and pictures: they were the perfect combination in books when we were kids! But today, books with pictures can be for everyone, young and old, when they’re combined as a graphic novel. Three experts, including Calista Brill, Karen Green and Raina Telgemeier, from around the graphic novel industry talk about visual literacy, audience and the broad appeal of the graphic novel today with Publisher Weekly’s Calvin Reid.