MP! EXCLUSIVE: Teenfest Official Online Line Up: Rainbow Rowell, Sally Green, Ally Carter and MORE will be answering all your Qs

World Book Day (AKA the biggest event of the bookish calendar) is swiftly approaching and we here at MP! couldn’t be more excited to officially reveal the line up for this year’s Teenfest. On the 2nd and 3rd of March, kicking off at 6pm both nights, you’ll be able to log onto Twitter and/or Facebook (your choice!) to chat to some of YA’s hottest authors, including Sarah Crossan, Ally Carter and Sally Green.

WBD line up

On top of that, you’ll be able to find playlists from authors like Morgan Matson and Nicola Yoon, and blog posts from Louise O’Neill, Lauren Kate and Becca Fitzpatrick (to name just a few).

Check out the full line up below:


Wednesday 2nd March

6.10 PM – Non Pratt

6.40 PM – Philip Reeve

7.10 PM – Lucy Saxon

7.40 PM – Ally Carter

Thursday 3rd March

6.10 PM – William Sutcliffe

6.40 PM – Sarah Crossan

7.10 PM – Sally Green

7.40 PM – Sophie Kinsella


Wednesday 2nd March

6.10 PM – Terri Terry

6.40 PM – Darren Shan

7.10 PM – Joss Stirling

7.40 PM – Rainbow Rowell

Thursday 3rd March

6.10 PM – Sophie McKenzie

6.40 PM – Taran Mattharu

7.10 PM – Eliza Wass

7.40 PM – Juno Dawson

And that’s not all. On top of the Twitter/Facebook chat, there will be blog posts revealed over both evenings from:

  • Abbie Rushton
  • Moira Fowley Doyle
  • Nicola Yoon
  • Becca Fitzpatrick
  • Sophie McKenzie
  • Jenn Bennett
  • Virginia Bergin
  • Maria Turtschaninoff
  • Martin Stewart
  • Patrice Lawrence
  • Louise O’Neill
  • Lauren Kate

Plus Amy Alward will be posting an interview with her main character, as well as sharing her must-read YA novels. Best make a list!

WBD line up 2

Playlists to be released throughout the two evenings, from:

  • Morgan Matson
  • Paige Toon
  • Jennifer Nadel
  • Nicola Yoon
  • Jennifer Niven
  • Alexia Casale
  • Sara Barnard
  • Marianne Levy
  • Louise O’Neill
  • David Hofmeyr

Feeling like you’re about to burst into a shower of gleeful, bookish confetti? Hold on just a moment longer – there’s more.

There will also be videos and competitions shared on both evenings. And in case you’re totally jel of those attending Teenfest in person, you can tune into the live Periscope feed on 2nd March, and pretend you’re there. But, y’know, in PJs instead (which might even be better).

Okay, you’re free to explode now.

Make sure you’re following the #WBDTeenFest hashtag and @WorldBookDayUK to keep up with all the action happening over these two spectacular evenings. Trust us – you won’t want to miss a thing.

Leave a Reply




Written by Laura Fulton

Book Channel Editor at MaxPop! Have a thing for the sea and pretty paperbacks. Saved by amazing grace.

[g1_socials_user user="113" icon_size="28" icon_color="text"]

Happy ever afters, Brooklyn coffee shops and love without language: A Q&A with Tommy Wallach

Everyone on Instagram is saluting Michael Grant’s ‘Front Lines’!