During our inaugural event, we hosted 35 Middle Grade and Young Adult authors at the Palmer Branch.  Harleysville Books sold books on site.

Event Schedule
11:00am – 3:00pm — Signings!
11:15am – 1:45pm — Panels
2:00pm – 2:45pm — MasterBerk Theater!
2:50pm – 3:00pm – Raffle Winners, Thank Yous

Authors Included:

Ellen Jensen Abbott
Jennifer L. Armentrout
Cyn Balog
Charlotte Bennardo
Charles Benoit
Josh Berk
Anne Greenwood Brown
Crissa Jean Chappell
Molly Cochran
Cesya MaRae Cuono
Barbara Dee
Shannon Delany
Margie Gelbwasser
Melissa Groeling
Alissa Grosso
Gwendolyn Heasley
Jeff Hirsch
Amalie Howard
Jennifer Hubbard
Christine Hughes
P.G. Kain
Brigid Kemmerer
Elissa Ludwig
Jonathan Maberry
Eve Marie Mont
Carley Moore
Jennifer Murgia
Michael Northrop
Tiffany Schmidt
Jon Skorvon
Maria V. Snyder
K.M. Walton
Alecia Whitaker
Natalie Zaman
Michelle Zink

Panel Discussions:
#1: For Those Who Love to Read YA
Jonathan Maberry on Dystopian/Post-Apocolyptic Fiction for Teens
Michelle Zink on Hot Boys, Danger and Romance — What We Have and What We Want in YA
Anne Greenwood Brown on Dangerous Characters and Why We Love Them
Charles Benoit on Success to Crime
Barbara Dee on Writing for Tweens and Teens

#2: For Aspiring Authors
Molly Cochran on Getting Through the Drought (Writer’s Block)
Natalie Zaman & Charlotte Bennardo on Co-Authoring and Writing Solo
Shannon Delany and her Wacky Path to Publication

Notable Fact:  MasterBerk Theater set a World Record for “Most Young Adult Authors Reading the Same Book at the Same Time” with the first line of TOUCHED by Cyn Balog!

To see a list of our generous sponsors, visit our Thank You page.

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