Upcoming Events

November 3rd, 2018
YALSA conference
Salt Lake City

1:00-2:30pm: William C. Morris Author Forum

Debut YA authors Caitlin Seal, Tahaz Bhathena, Lucia DiStefano, Gloria Chao, and Candace Montgomery will discuss what led them to write for teens, their creative process, and the experience of publishing a novel. Leslye Walton, 2015 Morris finalist for The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender.

November 18th-20th, 2018
(Assembly on Literature for Adolescents of the NCTE)

Tuesday, Nov 20th
12:10-12:30pm: in conversation with Gabby Rivera
Topic: Finding your own identity under the shadow of parents
Signing to follow!

All signed copies of AMERICAN PANDA will feature my signature as well as a stamp with bearing my Chinese name (my Chinese signature).

For those who cannot attend an event, signed copies can be ordered online through 57th Street Books.
Note: Personalized copies are an option, but please allow extra time. Specify who the book should be personalized to in the comments.

Past Events

StoryStudio Writer’s Festival Children’s Literature Panel, September 29th, 2018

Boston Teen Author Festival, September 22nd, 2018

Ch1Con Ch21Con Keynote speaker, August 4th, 2018

Teen Writers Lock-In Panel, Kitsap Regional Library, July 26th, 2018

Books Kinokuniya Malaysia YA Fest: AMERICAN PANDA Skype Chat, July 21st, 2018

YA Panel, Anderson’s Bookshop La Grange, July 15th, 2018

YA Panel, Sulzer Regional Library, July 14th, 2018

AMERICAN PANDA event, The MIT Coop, June 9th, 2018

Montreal YA Fest, May 27th, 2018

Rochester Teen Book Festival, May 19th, 2018

YALLWEST, May 5th, 2018

LA Times Festival of Books, April 22nd, 2018

Chicago Young Adult Book Festival, April 14th, 2018

C2E2 (Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo), April 7th, 2018

Tuscon Festival of Books March 10th, 2018

YA Educator’s Day at The Book Stall February 25th, 2018

Anderson’s Children’s Literature Breakfast February 24th, 2018

Author ConversationAmerican Panda and Love, Hate & Other Filters, Women & Children First, February 16th, 2018

AMERICAN PANDA PARTY! 57th Street Books, February 10th, 2018

AMERICAN PANDA LAUNCH PARTY! Anderson’s Bookshop, February 6th, 2018

Fremd High School Writers Week February 5th, 2018

Heartland Fall Forum Moveable Feast, October 12th, 2017

RWA Windy City Presentation, October 11th, 2017