Cinda Williams Chima

Past Events - 2013

8 authors in a posed photo Columbus, OH
Saturday, December 7, 1 p.m.
Barnes & Noble Booksellers Polaris Mall
1560 Polaris Parkway
Columbus, OH 43240


L-R: Geoff Girard, Liz Coley, Demitria Lunetta, Cinda Williams Chima,
Rae Carson, Mindy McGinnis, K.A. Barson, and Natalie Richards

Small group of fans at Mac's Backs Bookstore Cleveland Heights, OH
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 7 p.m.
Author Appearance and Signing Event
Mac's Backs Books on Coventry
1820 Coventry Rd Cleveland Heights, OH 44118
(216) 321-2665

6 authors standing in a bookstoreAwesome authors Tricia Springstubb, Rae Carson, Shelley Pearsall, Megan Whalen Turner, Rebecca Barnhouse, and Cinda Cleveland, OH East Side
Friday November 22, 2013 7:00 p.m.
Shaker Middle School Bookfair and Author Event
Barnes & Noble Eton Shopping Center
Eton Chagrin Boulevard
28801 Chagrin Blvd, Woodmere, OH 44122, 216-765-7520

Cover of The Enchanter Heir

The Enchanter Heir Tour

The Enchanter Heir Tour has come and gone. I enjoyed meeting you all at the bookfests, stores, and schools.

You missed the tour? You'd like a signed copy? You can always order signed and personalized copies of The Enchanter Heir from The Learned Owl Bookstore link below.

Auditorium full of people.
Audience for the author smackdown at YALLfest.
Charleston, SC
Dozens and dozens of your favorite YA authors eating pie and talking books!
Saturday, November 9, 2013
Blue Bicycle Books, the American Theatre, and Charleston Music Hall
Upper King Street, Charleston, SC
Cinda seated at her signing table Wooster, OH
The Buckeye Bookfair
November 2, 2013, 9:30 to 4 pm
Fisher Auditorium, OARDC Campus, Wooster, OH
Kate and Cinda in the bookstore
With Kate Schlademan, Bookseller Extraordinaire
Hudson, OH
The Learned Owl Bookshop – Author Appearance and Signing
Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 6-8 pm
204 N Main StHudson, OH 44236
Four authors holding their books
Kami Garcia, Margaret Stohl, me, and Rachel Caine
Brookfield, WI (Milwaukee area)
The Legion Tour with YA authors Kami Garcia, Margaret Stohl, and Rachel Caine
Monday, October 14, 2013, 6:30 p.m.
Brookfield Square Mall Barnes & Noble
95 N Moorland Rd C1, Brookfield, WI 53005
Cinda and Lori Langdon seated at their booth
Me and Lori Langdon at Books by the Banks
Cincinnati, OH
Books By the Banks
Saturday, October 12, 2013, 10 am to 4 pm
Duke Energy Convention Center
Cincinnati, OH
Group photo of Cinda and fans at the bookstore
The Red Balloon Bookstore in St. Paul
Minneapolis, MN
The Red Balloon Bookstore – Author Appearance and Signing
Wednesday, October 9, 2013, 6:30 pm
891 Grand Ave  St Paul, MN 55105
Cinda speaking to a large group of people
Kulshan Middle School, Bellingham WA.
Bellingham, WA
Village Books – Author Presentation and Signing
Tuesday, October 8, 2013, 7 pm
1200 11th St Bellingham, WA 98225
Cinda speaking to several people in a bokstore
Third Place Books, Lake Forest Park WA.
Seattle, WA
Third Place Books – Author Appearance and Signing
Monday, October 7, 2013, 7 pm
17171 Bothell Way NE, Lake Forest Park, WA  98155
inda seated in a bright red chair
Here I am in the Red Chair at Wordstock.
Portland, OR
Saturday, October 5,  2013
Oregon Convention Center
777 Northeast Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard
Portland, OR 97232
Cinda and Marlene Perez with their books
Cinda and Marlene Perez at the Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore

Cinda and Sara
Sara the Nerd Girl book blogger

Los Angeles, CA area
Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore – Author Appearance and Signing
Wednesday, October 3, 2013, 7:30 pm
2810 Artesia Blvd., Redondo Beach, CA 90278
Cinda and 2 librarians
Librarians Erika Hill and Allison, Provo City Library

Cinda signing books for a line of fans
Provo signing line

Provo, UT
Provo Public Library – Author Appearance and Signing
Wednesday, October 2, 2013, 7 pm
550 N University Ave Provo, UT 84601
(801) 852-6650
Cinda speaking to a school group
Evergreen Junior High School, SLC, UT
Salt Lake City, UT
The King’s English Bookshop – Author Appearance and Signing
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
1511 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84105

Cinda speaking to a large audience
Cinco Ranch JHS, Katy, TX

Houston, TX
Blue Willow Bookshop – Author Appearance and Signing
Monday, September 30, 2013, 7 pm
14532 Memorial Drive
Houston, TX 77079
Phone: 281.497.8675

College Station, TX
Barnes & Noble – Author Appearance and Signing
Sunday, September 29, 2013, 4 pm
711 Texas 6 Business  
College Station, TX 77840
(979) 764-8955

Cinda signing dozens of books Austin, TX – Austin Teen Book Fest
Saturday, September 28, 2013
See 40 awesome authors of books for teens!
The Austin Convention Center
500 E. Caesar Chavez St.
Austin, TX 787011485


DragonCon logo

DragonCon 2013
Atlanta, GA Labor Day Weekend
August 30 - September 2, 2013
I'll be a guest at the World's Largest Fantasy and Sci-Fi Convention

Cinda with The Predator monster

panel with 7 people Title: YA Short Fiction
Description: Often short stories fill the gaps in between novels, or offer new character insights. Here's how YA authors craft these bite-sized tales.
Time: Fri 05:30 pm Location: A707 - Marriott (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: Eugie Foster, Beth Revis, Sarah J. Maas, Jana Oliver, Alethea Kontis, Cinda Williams Chima)
panel with 5 people Title: LGBTQ in YA
Description: Are the portrayals of gay, bisexual, lesbian, transgendered, and questioning teens realistic? Audience participation encouraged.
Time: Sat 04:00 pm Location: A707 - Marriott (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: Cinda Williams Chima, Christopher Elliot, Nessa Warin, Casey Fiesler, and Jana Lott)
Cinda reading      Cinda with a young woman

Left: Reading - Cinda Williams Chima
Time: Sun 02:30 pm Location: Edgewood - Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: Cinda Williams Chima)

Right: Autograph Sessions
Time: Sun 05:30 pm Location: International Hall South - Marriott (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: Cinda Williams Chima)

panel with 4 people Title: The Future of Fantastic Fiction
Time: Mon 04:00 pm Location: Embassy D-F - Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: A. J. Hartley, Gail Z. Martin, Cinda Williams Chima)

Skyline Writer's Conference
Saturday, August 17, 2013
9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Hines Hill Conference Center
Cuyahoga Valley National Park
1403 Hines Hill Road Peninsula, Oh 44264

Carson City, NV – Ventana Sierra Teen Writing Workshop
June 15, 2013
Western Nevada College
2201 West College Parkway, Carson City, NV 89703
This FREE writing workshop for teens is sponsored by the Nevada Arts Council.
For more info

Cinda and a woman in the bookstore The Dalles, OR – Klindt's YA Book Event
Saturday June 1, 2013, 11 am - 3 pm
I'll be one of 12 authors of books for teens appearing at
Klindt's Booksellers
315 East Second Street
The Dalles OR 97058

Left: a fan and me at Klindt's Booksellers
Below: the 10 authors that appeared at Klindt's

10 authors under a theater marquee 10 authors in front of the bookstore

photo of Cinda New York City – Book Expo America 2013
New York City, NY
May 29-June 1, 2013
I'll be autographing books on Thursday, May 30 2:00 - 3:00 pm

Left: me with the mic at BEA
Below left: me and book blogger Andye from
Below right: Kami Garcia and me at Books of Wonder

Cinda and a young woman seated Kami Garcia & Cinda in a bookstore

Many young writers seated in the library
Click for larger image
Flint, MI – Author Appearance and Signing
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 4-6 pm
Flint Public Library
1026 E. Kearsley St. Flint, MI 48502
Phone: 810-232-7111 Left: my writing workshop at the Flint Public Library

Group of 13 people standing.
Click for larger image
Maumee, OH – Claire’s Day
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Join me and ten other authors at Northwest Ohio’s children’s litfest.
Maumee Branch, Toledo Lucas County Public Library,
501 River Road
Maumee, Ohio.

Left: the ten authors and illustrators at Claire's Day, along with Brad and Julie Rubini, the founders, and Heather Gallant, the Director.

Kent, OH -- Reading and Writing Festival
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Fantasy Writing Workshop sponsored by the Six-District Compact
For more information contact the Festival Director, Mary Jane Stanchina, at the Six District Compact: 330-655-2247.

Cinda standing with 5 other authors
Houston, TX -- Teen BookCon
Saturday, April 20th 9 a.m. - 4 pm
Alief Taylor High School
7555 Howell Sugar Land Road Houston, TX 77083
Left: Power to the People panel with Mary Pearson, Caragh O'Brien, Alaya Dawn Johnson, Jennifer Nielsen, Morgan Rhodes, and Cinda Chima
Gymnasium with long lines of fans
Cinda's signing line
Cinda signing books
Cinda signing books

Evansville, IN -- River Bend Writing Project
Workshop for Teachers
Saturday, April 13, 2013
University of Southern Indiana

Evansville, IN: Bookstore Appearance and Signing
Barnes & Noble Evansville

Saturday, April 13, 2 pm
624 South Green River Rd,
Evansville, IN 47715, 812-475-1054

Cinda with three library staff Newark, OH -- Presentation and Signing
Thursday, April 11, 2013, 4 pm
Licking County Public Library
101 West Main Street
Newark , Ohio 43055 740-349-5552

Cinda, Rae Carson, and Victoria Schwab holding their books
Cinda, Rae Carson, and Victoria Schwab
Dayton, OH - Three Fantastic Fantasy Authors Right Here!
Sunday, April 7, 2-4 pm
I’ll be chatting with Rae Carson (the Girl of Fire and Thorns series) and Victoria Schwab (The Archived and Near Witch).
Books & Co
The Greene Shopping Center
4453 Walnut Street
Dayton, OH 45440
Phone: 937-429-2169

Orrville, OH -- Wayne College Writing Workshop
Saturday, April 6, 2013, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 pm
The University of Akron Wayne College
1901 Smucker Road
Orrville, OH 44667
Phone: 330-683-2010, Toll Free: 1-800-221-8308
Register now!

Houston, TX -- Virtual Visit
Wednesday, March 13, 3 pm CST
Houston Public Library

Three authors seated at a table in a tent.
Book signing with Gayle Forman and Tamara Ireland Stone
Tucson, AZ -- Tucson Festival of Books
March 9-10, 2013
The University of Arizona campus
Tucson, AZ
Cind standing in a classroom full of writersEngaging the Adolescent Reader Workshop Cinda standing in a large tent full of seated fansTeen Meet and Greet

Panoramic view of the Cinda and attendees in the library New Philadelphia, OH – Presentation and Signing
Thu., March 7, 2013, 6:30 pm
121 Fair Ave NW
New Philadelphia, OH 44663
Phone: 330-364-4474

Cinda signing books at the Strongsville Library Strongsville, OH -- Appearance and Signing
Saturday, March 2, 2013, 3-5 pm
Strongsville Branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library

Cornwall, NY -- School Visit
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Cornwall Middle School
Cornwall, NY

Skype Virtual Visit
February 6, 2013, 1:30 pm CST
Chaska Middle School
Chaska, MN

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