It’s Time For New York Comic Con! (YA Book Events 10/2-10/8)

*Updated October 4*

This weekend is New York Comic Con, which means a lot of your favorite YA authors are in town. Check out the full list of this week’s events below and click here to see the full list of literary guests attending NYCC.

Monday, October 2

Let’s Talk About Diversity at 53rd Street Library (5:30 p.m.)

Booktalk with Rhoda Belleza (Empress of a Thousand Skies) and Ashley Woodfolk (The Beauty That Remains). Free event.

Meet Peter Lerangis at Books of Wonder-Uptown (6-8 p.m.)

Join Lerangis as he celebrates the launch of his newest novel and series, Max Tilt: Fire the Depths. Free event.

Tuesday, October 3


Glaser will be celebrating the launch of her debut novel, The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street. Free event.

Wednesday, October 4

Elites of Eden Event at Barnes & Noble Tribeca (5 p.m.)

Snag a photo with YouTuber Joey Graceffa’s as he celebrates his newest book, Elites of Eden, the second in his Children of Eden series. You must purchase a book at the store that day in order to attend this event.

Thursday, October 5

25 Years of Fears: Goosebumps with R.L. Stine at New York Comic Con (3-4 p.m.)

Stine is celebrating 25 years of his popular Goosebump series with fans. Tickets are $10.

Talitha Bateman & Sarah Weeks at AOL Build (4-4:30 p.m.)

Based on the novel written by Sarah Weeks, comes the film So B. It, which follows the story of Heidi DeMuth (Talitha Bateman). Meet the star and author and hear them discuss the film and book. Free event. Get a ticket by clicking the link above.

I Am Alfonso Jones Book Launch at Poets House (6 p.m.)

Meet Tony Medina, Stacey Robinson, and John Jennings, the creators of the new YA graphic novel, I Am Alfonso Jones. RSVP by emailing Limited seating available; free event.

Meet Zack Loran Clark & Nick Eliopulos at Books of Wonder-Uptown (6-8 p.m.)

Debut authors Clark and Eliopulos are celebrating the release of their novel, The Adventurers Guild. Free event.

Friday, October 6


Join MC Atwood as she shares her new novel, The Devils You Know. Cecily von Ziegesar (Dark Horses) and Danielle Paige (Dorothy Must Die) will also be attending. Free event.

Unicorn Power! (Lumberjanes Series #1) Event at Barnes and Noble Tribeca (6:30 p.m.)

Joine Mariko Tamaki and Brooklyn Allen for a discussion, Q&A, and crafting hour.

Saturday, October 7

Rainbow Rowell in Conversation at New York Comic Con (1-3 p.m.)

Rowell will discuss her book Carry On with BuzzFeed’s Alanna Bennett. General admission tickets are $15.

Meet Jodi Kendall at Books of Wonder-Uptown (2-4 p.m.)

Kendall will presenting her newest novel, The Unlikely Story of a Pig in the City. Free event.

In Conversation With the Creators of I Am Alfonso Jones at The Langston Hughes House (6:30 p.m.)

Join I Am Alfonso Jones creators Tony Medina, Stacey Robinson, and John Jennings for an in-depth conversation about their new YA graphic novel.

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