Signings, panels, Q&As and meetups, it’s Maximum Pop! Books’ round-up of April UKYA events. 31 days of bookish madness – get all the details you need right here.
Monday 6th – Friday 10th June, 2016: #ThisIsWhoIAmTour
- Who: Harriet Reuter-Hapgood, Leila Sales, Sara Barnard, Melinda Salisbury, Sarra Manning, Juno Dawson, Eve Ainsworth, Sara Crossan, Lisa Williamson and Lauren James
- What: Macmillan, Bloomsbury, David Fickling Books, Hot Key Books, Scholastic and Walker Books, are bringing you a whole host of stars to talk around the theme “This Is Who I Am”. – See more at: http://www.mykindabook.com/blog/may-2016/the-thisiswhoiam-tour-all-the-details-you-need#sthash.9hoGX1Im.dpuf
- Where: Waterstones Piccadilly, Brighton, Birmingham, Nottingham, Manchester
- When: Monday 6th – Friday 10th June
Wednesday 8th June, 2016: YA Book Launch: An evening with C J Flood, Bristol
- Who: CJ Flood
- What: Stanfords Bristol invites you to an evening in the bookshop with C J Flood to talk about her new book for young adults, ‘Nightwanderers’. The event is on Wednesday 8th June and will start at 6.30pm for a 7.30pm finish. Entry is free. A stunning, sad and darkly funny story about intense female friendship from award-winning author, C. J. Flood. Come along to celebrate the launch of this much-anticipated Young Adult novel.
- Where: Stanfords Bristol, Corn Street, Bristol, BS1 1HT
- When: 6:30pm, Wednesday 8th June
Friday 24th – Sunday 26th June, 2016: Scot Lit Fest, Scotland
- Who: Juno Dawson, AL Kennedy, Michel Faber, Non Pratt,
- What: Scot Lit Fest will bring some of Scotland’s best and brightest authors to you, wherever you are in the world. Live video streams, Twitter and Facebook chats, collaborative events, exclusive content, we’ll have it all for fans of Scottish literature and culture. Make sure you don’t miss a thing by signing up for FREE on Eventbrite, and be the first to hear about programme announcements and more.
- Where: Online
- When: Friday 24th – Sunday 26th June
Friday 24th June – Sunday 3rd July, 2016: Manchester Children’s Book Festival, Manchester
- Who: Carol Ann Duffy, Juno Dawson, Siobhan Curham, Curtis Jobling, Non Pratt, Alex Wheatle and more TBC
- What: The Manchester Children’s Book Festival’s fun-packed, inspirational events and interactive activities fuel its remarkable reach and offer our supporters a great way of connecting with a captive audience in the Northwest and across the globe – children, parents and school groups from 99 different countries joined in the fun last year!
- Where: Manchester
- When: 24th June – 3rd July