The ALA Annual Conference starts Thursday, June 23, in Orlando! Lerner will be in booth 1351.
Along with other publishers, we will be handing out silver ribbons in remembrance of those who lost their lives in Orlando.
Here’s a link to the full schedule, and we have a few events we’d like to call out:
YALSA’s Printz Award celebration starts at 8 p.m. on Friday, June 24. Printz honoree Ashley Hope Pérez will answer questions about Out of Darkness from librarians and local teens.
Ashley will be signing free copies of Out of Darkness in Lerner booth 1351 from 2-3 p.m. on Saturday, June 25, and she will appear on the ALSC diversity panel on Sunday, June 26, from 10:30-11:30 a.m.
She’ll also be part of the YA Author Coffee Klatch on Sunday from 9-10 a.m. along with other authors including The Maypop Kidnapping author C. M. Surrisi and Either the Beginning or the End of the World author Terry Farish.
Vaunda and Gregory will also be signing
free copies of The Book Itch
in Lerner booth 1351 on Sunday from 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
We have a few other signings as well during the show:
Terry Farish will be signing free copies of Luis Paints the World
on Sunday from 1-2 p.m. at Lerner booth 1351. (Terry will also give a talk
sponsored by USBBY on Saturday from 5:00-6:30 p.m.)
And finally, Lerner will take part in the We Publish Diverse Books session
on Sunday from 3-4 p.m. with many other publishers. Editor Carol Hinz will share two titles she’s especially excited for that are coming out this fall.
We hope to see you there!