University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)
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Aprilynne Pike


Critically acclaimed, #1 New York Times bestselling author Aprilynne Pike has been spinning tales since she was a child with a hyper-active imagination. At the age of twenty she received her BA in Creative Writing from Lewis-Clark State College in Lewiston, Idaho. When not writing, Aprilynne can usually be found out running; she also enjoys singing, acting, reading, and working with pregnant moms as a childbirth educator and doula. Aprilynne lives in Arizona with her husband and four kids; she is enjoying the sunshine.

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Scheduled events:
Aprilynne Pike
Glitter: Her latest novel featuring a teenage girl who is living in an alternate-history futuristic Versailles. The only way to escape is to sell the happy inducing make-up called Glitter.

Mostly Books, Booth #240 (Seats 1)
Sat, Mar 11, 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Children / Teens

Author: Aprilynne Pike
What's Trending in YA
Young adult literature is constantly changing as an exciting area of publishing. YA authors and experts will talk about what they see as currently trending and their predictions for the next big trends.

Education Room 333 (Seats 40, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 11, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Ellen Hopkins, Kelly Jensen, Aprilynne Pike
Moderator: Hannah Gomez
Power and Intrigue in Fantasy Worlds
A panel of best-selling YA authors will talk about the fantasy worlds they create through their books and their use of intrigue and suspense within those worlds. Join the authors who created the worlds of Sky Fall, Wings and the Raven Cycle.

Education Kiva (Seats 300)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 11, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Shannon Messenger, Aprilynne Pike, Maggie Stiefvater
Moderator: Sally Dooley

Book:
Glitter
Children / Teens
Random House Books for Young Readers
October 2016
ISBN 9781101933701
Hardcover, 384 pages
$17.99, INSTORE
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"A teenager living in an alternate-history futuristic Versailles must escape its walls by selling a happy-enducing makeup called Glitter"--

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friend of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management

Key Sponsors

Brucker Trust
Marshall Foundation
Monark Premium Appliance Company
William & Mary Ross Foundation
Western National Parks Association

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