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Day 3: Klatch-tastic

The YALSA Coffee Klatch was a fantastic opportunity for youth literature supporters to chat with the authors whose worlds we send teens to explore. Jay Asher, author of Thirteen Reasons Why emceed the event, welcoming the attendees and introducing the authors. Then, the authors sat down at tables with 5-7 YALSA members/supporters for 3-4 minute […]

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Day 3 (still without cleverness) – part 2

My brain hurts (and make sure you say that in your best Monty Python “Gumby” voice to get the full effect). Three days have passed and my energy level is low — and there is still half a day to go. It’s going to be a close run thing, and I’m betting that I’ll be […]

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PLA 2008: Kevin Nealon & more fabulous speakers

Kevin Nealon, notable actor, comedian and writer, will present the keynote address at the Closing General Session of PLA 2008 on Saturday, March 29, 2008 in Minneapolis. End a fun conference on a funny note by attending this session! In other speaker news, the speakers have been announced for the ever-popular author lunches. Just a […]

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Your thoughts and suggestions: Author events at libraries

Deborah Schneider, Public Programming Coordinator with the King County Library System, is looking for your feedback on author events: I will be meeting with a large agency in NY City in October, talking about author events in libraries. They are very interested in knowing how they can help place their authors with libraries across the […]

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