Cinda Williams Chima

Cinda's Press Kit (Bio and Photos)

Upcoming Events and Appearances

Dayton, OH
Dayton StoryCon Teen
With Cinda Chima, Mike Mullin, and Nic Stone
April 28, 2018, 12-5 pm
Dayton Metro Library
215 E 3rd St
Dayton, OH 45402
A FREE event for aspiring writers in grades 7-12. For more information, call 937-463-2665.

KSU Reading-Writing Festival
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Kant State University Student Center

Columbus, OH
Marcon Columbus YA Guest of Honor
Multiple Alternative Realities Convention
May 11-13, 2018
Hyatt Regency Columbus

Dayton, OH
Author Event and Signing
Join me, Victoria Aveyard,  Megan Whalen Turner, and  Mindee Arnett
Friday, May 18, 2018, 7 pm
The Greene Shopping Center
4453 Walnut Street Dayton, OH   45440
Phone: 937-429-2169

Mentor, OH
Summer Reading Showcase
Cinda Williams Chima and Mindy McGinnis
July 17, 2018, 6:30-8 pm
Mentor Public Library
8215 Mentor Ave.
Mentor, OH 44060

Stow, OH
YA Author Fair
Saturday, July 21, 2018, 1-4 PM
Stow-Munroe Falls Library
Details to come!
3512 Darrow Rd.
Stow, OH 44224

Past Events - 2018

Columbus, OH
Ohioana Bookfest
Saturday, April 14, 2018 10:30 am to 5:30 pm
Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square
75 E State Street Columbus, OH 43215

Left: Erin and Laura from The Book Nut
Below left: Readers Nick and Deidre
Below right: Cinda ready to go.

Stormcaster Launch at The Learned Owl Bookstore
April 3, 2018, 6:00 - 7:30 pm
204 N. Main St.
Hudson OH 44236 USA
330-653-2252 / 800-968-2685

Oberlin, Ohio
Oberlin Public Library
Saturday, March 17, 2018
Writing Workshop
Lights, Camera, Action: Using Cinematic Techniques to Deliver Character and Story
Some of you may know that Oberlin was the inspiration for the fictional college town of Trinity, Ohio, the setting for much of the action in my Heir Chronicles Books. Join me in Oberlin to learn how writers can learn a lot about writing from the movies.
More details forthcoming at

Tucson, Arizona
Tucson Festival of Books
March 10-11, 2018, 9:30 am to 5:30 pm
University of Arizona Campus
Presenting authors include more than sixty authors of books for teens!

Left: Fierce Heroines panel with Cinda, Victoria Aveyard, Holly Black, and moderator Lisa Morris-Wilkey.

Shadowcaster Paperback Release!
Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Charlotte, NC
Park Road Books
Thursday, March 1, 2018, 6:30-7:30 pm
Park Road Shopping Center
4139 Park Rd Charlotte NC 28209
(704) 525-9239