Join Litquake and the San Francisco Public Library for a celebration of the 50th anniversary of Madeleine L’Engle’s beloved book A Wrinkle in Time. Writers, including Rebecca Stead, Hope Larson, Lewis Buzbee, Gennifer Choldenko, and John Stephens, will talk about how the books inspired them and invite you to share your memories, too. Author signing after event. Book sales by Readers Books.
Emcee: Carla Kozak, Children and Teen Collection Development Specialist, SFPL
Rebecca Stead is the author of First Light and the Newbery Medal winner When You Reach Me. Her new novel, Liar & Spy releases in August 2012. Rebecca grew up in New York City where she lives today.
Hope Larson is the author of A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel, Salamander Dream, Gray Horses, Chiggers, and Mercury. She won a 2007 Eisner Award. She lives in Los Angeles, California. hopelarson.com
Author Gennifer Choldenko is best known for Al Capone Does My Shirts, a Newbery Honor book and New York Times bestseller. No Passengers Beyond This Point, her newest novel, is “a wonderfully imagined adventure story.”
Lewis Buzbee is the author of three award-winning novels for younger readers, The Haunting of Charles Dickens, Steinbeck's Ghost, and Bridge of Time. He teaches in the MFA Program at the University of San Francisco.
With a background in television writing (Gossip Girl, Gilmore Girls), John Stephens has turned to novels. The Emerald Atlas debuted at #5 on the NYT bestseller list. Book 2, The Fire Chronicle, releases this October.