San Diego 2017!

July 12th, 2017

Here’s where you can find me this year during that madness that is San Diego Comic-Con!

Thursday, July 20

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
SD Central Library
330 Park Blvd
Shiley Special Events Suite
Why Are Libraries Important to You?
This panel will feature Scholastic authors talking about their books and explaining why libraries are important to authors and readers. Featuring Raina Telgemeier, Matt Holm, and Molly Ostertag.

2:00pm-3:00pm
SD Convention Center
Autographing session
Autographing Area 07
Sails Pavilion on the second level

Friday, July 21

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
SD Public Library
330 Park Blvd
Shiley Special Events Suite
Handling Challenges: Bans and Challenges to Comics
Comics are uniquely vulnerable to challenges and bans, especially comics for teen audiences. Learn about challenged and banned comics and what you can do if they’re challenged in your school or library. (Sponsored by the CBLDF)
Raina Telgemeier, Candice Mack, Gina Gagliano, David Saylor.

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
SD Public Library
330 Park Blvd
Shiley Special Events Suite
Read Like a Girl: Middle-Grade Fiction for Girls (and Boys)
Authors and editors of middle grade graphic fiction discuss graphic novels with strong, positive female characters and the importance of overcoming the lingering perception that comics are for boys. Featuring Brigid Alverson, Nidhi Chanani, Shannon Hale, Jenni Holm, Molly Ostertag, Raina Telgemeier.

Saturday, July 22

4:00-5:00
SD Convention Center
Room 11
The Great Comic-Con Kids Draw-Off!
Kids rule the world! And on this interactive panel, they get to be in charge! Kids will work with an epic panel of bestselling kids’ comics creators as they compete in the Draw-off to beat all Draw-offs! Bring your pencil (and your parents). Matthew Holm, Jarrett Krosoczka, Nathan Hale, Dana Simpson, Lucas Turnbloom, Victoria Jamieson, me. moderated by Tom Racine.