Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff, Sarah Smetana, & More Are In Town This Week (YA Book Events 3/12-3/18)

There are SO many incredible events happening this week. From the release of Obsidio to the start of the NYC Teen Author Festival, there are plenty opportunities to meet your favorite authors this week. Check out the full list of events below and make sure to follow YA Book Events NYC on Twitter to stay up to date with all the bookish events happening around the city.

Monday, March 12

Meet Brendan Reichs in Conversation with Danielle Paige at Books of Wonder (6-8 p.m.)

Celebrate the release of Genesis with author Brendan Reichs who will be in conversation with Danielle Paige (Dorothy Must Die). Free event.

Tuesday, March 13

Launch Event for Obsidio by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff at Books of Wonder (6-8 p.m.)

Celebrate the release of the final book in the Illuminae trilogy with co-authors Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff. Free event.

Wednesday, March 14

NYC Launch of Hero at the Fall by Alwyn Hamilton at Books of Wonder Uptown (6-8 p.m.)

Celebrate the launch of Hero at the Fall by Alwyn Hamilton. Hamilton will be joined by Heidi Heilig (The Ship Beyond Time), Dhonielle Clayton (The Belles), and Zoraida Cordova (Labyrinth Lost). Free event.

Meet Sarah Nicole Smetana at Books Are Magic (7:30-8:30 p.m.)

Celebrate the launch of Sarah Nicole Smetana’s debut novel, The Midnights. Smetana will be in conversation with Amy Kurzweil (Flying Couch). Free event.

Sunday, March 18

Launch Event for What the Night Sings by Vesper Stamper at Books of Wonder Uptown (3-5 p.m.)

Meet author/illustrator for her new book, What the Night Sings. Free event.

NYC Teen Author Festival Kickoff at The Strand (7-8 p.m.)

This year’s NYC Teen Author Festival kicks off with a panel of amazing YA authors, including Arvin Ahmadi (Down and Across), Sara Holland (Everless), Ashley Woodfolk (The Beauty That Remains), and more! The panel will be moderated by David Levithan (Every Day). Free event; RSVP here.