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Friday, April 28, 2017 @ 4pm-8pm — Yallwest Preview Night, Santa Monica Public Library | Saturday, April 29, 2017 @ 9am-5pm – Yallwest, Santa Monica High School

Over 113 authors including New York Times Bestsellers along with local and acclaimed young adult and middle grade writers, plus notable Hollywood directors and creators. 2 days of panels, book signings, food trucks, bad jokes, rock ‘n’ roll, killer photo ops & general geeky debauchery.

FRIDAY

 

FIERCE FRIDAY YALLWEST PREVIEW NIGHT

4 PM – 8 PM – Santa Monica Public Library

Join us for a madcap YA library takeover — YALLWEST style! We’ll be kicking off the festival weekend with a night of signings, tomfoolery, swag giveaways, food — and life size video games.

Authors include Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, Veronica Roth, Roshani Chokshi, Caleb Roehrig, James Dashner, Kami Garcia, Nicola Yoon, Kate Hart, Victoria Aveyard, Alexandra Bracken, Danielle Paige, Rachel Renee Russell, Ryan North, Maurene Goo, S. Jae-Jones, and more!

Get tickets here.

SATURDAY

 

FESITVAL OPENS ? ? ?

9 AM

Book sales and booths open, line ups start

MG TRUTH OR DARE ?

11 AM – Tent

Moderated by Dean Hale with Tahereh Mafi, Soman Chainani, Holly Goldberg Sloan, Lisa McMann, Elizabeth Eulberg, and Tamara Ireland Stone

THE ONLY WAY OUT IS THROUGH: SURVIVAL AND THE SERIOUS STORY ?

2 PM – Gallery

Moderated by Adi Alsaid with Zac Brewer, Tamara Ireland Stone, Adam Silvera, and Caleb Roehrig

SIGNING

3 PM – Centennial Quad

  • Tracey Baptiste
  • Alex Bracken*
  • Traci Chee
  • James Dashner*
  • Claudia Gray
  • Lisa McMann
  • Jennifer Niven
  • Riley Redgate
  • Kieran Scott
  • Marcus Sedgwick
  • Holly Goldberg Sloan
  • Tamara Ireland Stone
  • John Corey Whaley

Address: Santa Monica High School – 601 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405

Event Website: www.yallwest.com

Full Schedule: www.yallwest.com/2017-schedule

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