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Past Events - 2019

YallFest logo Charleston, SC

Charleston Young Adult Book Festival
Friday & Saturday, Nov. 8-9, 2019
Upper King St., multiple venues
Cinda with fans in line on the sidewalk
My signing line at Jeni's ice cream
Cinda with 3 young women
Thanks to all the volunteers at YallFest!
Wooster, Ohio
Buckeye Book Fair
November 2, 2019 9:30-4
Fisher Auditorium
1680 Madison Ave
Wooster OH 44691
Cinda at her signing table Author tables at Buckeye Book Fest
Books by the Banks logo Cincinnati, OH
Books by the Banks
October 26, 2019, 10 am to 4 pm
Duke Energy Center
Cincinnati, Ohio
Cinda with 2 authors
Cinda, Mindy McGinnis, and Natalie Richards
Cinda with 2 authors
Cinda, Laini Taylor, and Edith Pattou
Read Up, One Festival, Many Stories logo Greenville, SC
Read Up Greenville
October 19, 2019
The Peace Center
Greenville, SC
Four panelists seated on stage
Panelists Cinda, Jessica Khoury, Corrie Wang, Kate Williams
Jessica Khoury and Cinda signing books
Jessica Khoury and Cinda signing books
Bookmarks books & Authors logo Winston-Salem, NC
Bookmarks Book Festival
September 7, 2019
Downtown Winston-Salem
Schedule Available August 1, 2019
Dragon Con logo Atlanta, GA
Dragon Con
Labor Day Weekend, Aug. 29-Sep. 2, 2019
Panels, signings, and lots to see and do. Schedules will be posted closer to the dates.

I'll be on 7 panels. Click the link below for a pdf of my schedule.
Cinda's Dragon Con Schedule 2019.pdf

Cinda with 4 authors from her panel
Moderator, Diana Peterfreund, L.L. McKinney,
Cecil Castellucci, and Cinda.
Cinda with 3 other authors on stage.
K.N. Lee, Sarah Glenn Marsh, Cinda, and Keith R. A. DeCandido.
Cinda and Terra on stage. Decatur, Georgia
AJC Decatur Book Festival
Saturday, Aug. 31, 12:30
Panel and signing at the YA Stage
Near 101 E Court Square, Decatur, GA 30030

Left: Me and moderator Terra McVoy at our panel on Legacy and Loss.

YA FEST PA 2019 logo Easton, Pennsylvania
YA Fest PA 2019
Saturday, August 10, 2019, 10 am to 3 pm
Easton Area Public Library Palmer Branch
Group shot of the authors from YA Fest PA 2019 Cinda with a fan holding a well-worn copy of The Warrior Heir

Cinda with fans at her signing table Denver, Colorado
Denver Pop Culture Festival
May 31-Jun 2, 2019
Colorado Convention Center
Cinda & 5 panelists Cinda & 4 panelists

Maumee, Ohio
Claire’s Day Maumee
Saturday, May 18, 2019
Maumee Branch Library
501 River Road
Maumee Ohio 43437

Kent, Ohio
Six District Reading-Writing Festival
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Kent State University Student Center

Cinda at her signing table Hudson, NY
The Hudson Children's Book Festival
May 4, 2019, from 10 to 3 pm
215 Harry Howard Avenue
Hudson, New York 12534
75 authors and illustrators
To everyone in New York City who's complained I haven't been there in a while, Hudson is just a two-hour train ride away! 
K. B. Anne and CInda holding up their books
Author K. B. Anne and me

The sales area

Bowling Green, Ky
SoKy Bookfest
April 26-27, 2019
Knicely Convention Center

Cinda with 2 fans in the Barnes & Noble Store Falls Church, Va
NoVa Teen Bookfest
Saturday, March 30, 2019
George C Marshall High School
Cinda with a young man fan of her books A large group of attendees at the NoVA Teen Bookfest

Cinda in a panel with 3 other authors West Richland, WA
Cavalcade of Authors
Saturday March 23, 2019
Enterprise Middle School
14 Awesome Authors!

Left: Authors Michael Buckley, Shannon Messenger, Me, and Kazu Kibuishi.

Cinda with about 30 fans seated on bleachers Cinda teaching a writing workshop.

Seattle, Washington
Emerald City Comic Con
March 14-17, 2019
Washington State Convention Center

SeYA author & book photos Murfreesboro, TN
SeYA Bookfest
Thursday-Friday March 7-8 2019 – student days
Saturday March 9 2019 – Community Day
MTSU campus
1301 East Main St.
Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37132
Mindy McGinnis & Cinda on a panel at SEYA Crowded auditorium at SEYA

Cinda and Kate from the Learned Owl Deathcaster Launch!

Hudson, OH
Tuesday, March 5, 5:30-7 pm
The Learned Owl Book Shop
204 N Main St
Hudson, OH 44236
As always, readers can order signed, personalized books from the Owl ahead of the launch.

The crowd at the Learned Owl Cinda with two fans

Cinda reading from Deathcaster Charlotte NC
Author Appearance and Signing
11 am Saturday March 2, 2019
Park Road Books
Park Road Shopping Center
4139 Park Road
Charlotte NC 28209


I apologize that we did not have the new Flamecaster dust jackets available at Park Road Books. If you were there and hoped to get one, please send me your name and address at the email below and I will make sure that you get one.

Email me at Sorry, e-mail has been replaced with an image. 

Cinda holding a copy of Deathcaster San Antonio Texas
Library Palooza
February 23, 2019
Brandeis High School
13011 Kyle Seale Pkwy
San Antonio, TX 78249

Left: My first glimpse of the Deathcaster hardcover was at Library Palooza!