San Diego 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.

Raina Telgemeier