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Friday, June 28 • 10:00am - 10:50am
From Harry Potter Fans to Fantasy Writers

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An exploration of the journey from reader and fan to published author. Our panel of authors discusses how their experience with the Harry Potter fandom impacted both their lives and careers, leading them to create their own fantasy worlds. Learn how these authors found that a sincere love for and involvement in fandom made them uniquely poised for success in YA Literature.

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Tobie Easton

Award-winning author Tobie Easton was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, where she's grown from a little girl who dreamed about magic to a twenty-something who writes about it. Her Mer Chronicles series (Emerge, Submerge, and Immerse) follows the descendants of the Little... Read More →
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Michelle Schusterman

Michelle Schusterman is the author of over a dozen books for kids and teens, including SPELL & SPINDLE, OLIVE AND THE BACKSTAGE GHOST, and the series THE KAT SINCLAIR FILES and I HEART BAND. She co-authored the YA novel THE PROS OF CONS with Alison Cherry and Lindsay Ribar, and co-authored... Read More →
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Lindsay Ribar

Author, PenguinTeen
Lindsay Ribar is the author of the YA novels THE PROS OF CONS (co-written with Alison Cherry and Michelle Schusterman); ROCKS FALL, EVERYONE DIES; THE ART OF WISHING; and THE FOURTH WISH. She spent nine years as a literary agent, and now works in contracts at DAW Books. Ask her about... Read More →

Friday June 28, 2019 10:00am - 10:50am PDT
Main Ballroom

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