NoVa Teen Book Festival 2015
This year's book festival hosted 450 attendees and featured 21 authors.
NoVa TEEN Book Festival was hosted by One More Page Books, Arlington Public Library, Fairfax County Public Library, and Arlington Public Schools with sponsorship from Falls Church City Public Schools, George Mason University’s Fall for the Book and many local businesses: ZPizza, Lost Dog Café, Joe’s Place Pizza & Pasta, Writeopia Lab, and Giant Squid Books.
The festival featured 21 authors in four main event panels and 16 smaller Q&A-driven breakout sessions; the event closed out with a keynote speech from critically acclaimed, New York Times bestselling author Matt de la Peña, whose latest release is “The Living.”
The authors in attendance included: Martina Boone (Compulsion), Tracy Clark (Deviate: The Light Key Trilogy #2), Seth Fishman (The Dark Water: The Well’s End #2), Maggie Hall (The Conspiracy of Us), Rachel Hawkins (Rebel Belle), Shaun Hutchinson (The Five Stages of Andrew Brawley), Lydia Kang (Catalyst: Control #2), Alethea Kontis (Dearest: Woodcutter Sisters #3), Jessica Khoury (Kalahari), Melissa Marr (Made for You), Jennifer Niven (All the Bright Places), Sara Raasch (Snow Like Ashes), Jason Reynolds (The Boy in the Black Suit), Morgan Rhodes (Gathering Darkness: Falling Kingdoms #3), Marie Rutkoski (The Winner’s Crime), Kristen Simmons (The Glass Arrow), Kat Spears (Sway), Robin Talley (Lies We Tell Ourselves), Jasmine Warga (My Heart and Other Black Holes), and Jon Skovron (Man Made Boy) acting as Master of Ceremony.