Peter Knapp and Blair Wilson represented Park Literary & Media at the 2017 YALLWEST Book Festival in Santa Monica, CA this past weekend. The festival is an opportunity for fans of young adult fiction to meet some of their favorite authors.
Check out the pictures below!
Above: Pete and Blair with authors Kayla Olson (far left) and Emily Bain Murphy (second from left). Emily's debut THE DISAPPEARANCES comes out from HMH on July 4, 2017.
Above: Soman Chainani discusses his story in the anthology BECAUSE I LOVE TO HATE YOU, which publishes July 11th from Bloomsbury.
Above: Lindsay Cummings signs swag with Sasha Alsberg. Their co-authored YA science fiction series ZENITH comes out January 2018.
Above: PLM client Adi Alsaid joined authors Jennifer Smith, Nicola Yoon, Lilliam Rivera, Sandhya Menon and Kami Garcia. Adi's third novel, NORTH OF HAPPY, was released by Harlequin Teen last week (on April 25th).
Above: Peter joined moderator Erin Stein (publisher of Imprint) and panelists Sona Charaipotra (co-head of Cake Literary), and Kieran Scott (senior editor at Disney-Hyperion) for the panel "So You Want a Career in Publishing?"