April 6, 2016

April 2016 News and Information

Congrats to our April debuts for Elizabeth Briggs and Dana Elmendorf!
FUTURE SHOCK out now! 
Another stunning cover for 2k16 member. ICYMI: The cover reveal for TIMEKEEPER by Tara Sim was featured on Barnes & Noble, and is now available for pre-order:
It's finally here! Check out Paula Garner's book cover for PHANTOM LIMBS. It's available for pre-order through these retailers:

CONGRATS to Paula Garner for selling her second novel!
From PW: Kaylan Adair at Candlewick has acquired Paula Garner's Relative Strangers, in which a teenage girl discovers that she spent part of her early childhood in foster care due to her mother's alcoholism, and sets out to reconnect with that family, only to develop feelings for her former foster brother. Publication is projected for spring 2018; Molly Jaffa at Folio Literary Management/Folio Jr. brokered the deal for world English rights.
"6 Hard Truths Every Writer Should Accept" - Guest Post on Writer's Digest by 2k16 debut author Dana Elmendorf.
Have you seen the book trailer for THE CROWN'S GAME?  You're not going to want to miss this!

Plus, Evelyn Skye gives us a peek behind-the-scenes on set:
Want to start reading The Reader right now? Check out the first couple chapters in this Penguin Teen Summer 2016 Preview Sampler! Just turn to page 89 and go!
#3rdofMayYA. 8 YA authors. 7 YA novels. Bookstores everywhere 5/3!
Join Erin L. Schneider and 7 other #3rdofMayYA authors on Thursday, April 28th at 9pm EST for a twitter chat & book + swag giveaway!

For a chance to win all seven books, RT the image Erin posted on 2/15 + follow all 8 authors to be entered!
Random individuals participating in our Twitter chat will be selected to win swag! We hope to see you there!
March 30-April 2
Los Angeles, CA
2k16 Authors on various PanelsDana Elmendorf, Elizabeth Briggs, Traci Chee,  Rahul Kanakia, Audrey Coulthurst
April 22-23
Kentucky, TN

Lois Sepahban and Brooks Benjamin will be speaking, signing, and handing out swag.
April 12-16
Las Vegas, NV
Elizabeth Briggs and Dana Elmendorf are participating in various fan events, speaking on panels and signing books.  Go to elizabethbriggs.net or danaelmendorf.comfor details.
April 16
Nashville, TN
Book Launch Party for Brooks Benjamin's MY SEVENTH-GRADE LIFE IN TIGHTS
April 24
Lois Sepahban will be on a MG panel at Parnassus on April 24, from 2:00-4:00 p.m.
April 19-22
Houston, TX
Wed., Apr. 20 Traci Chee will be attending a YA Round Table Tea. Thu., Apr. 21 Panel with Victoria Aveyard and other debut authors and signing ARCs with Penguin Young Readers in the TLA Author Signing Aisle.
April 30-May 1
Santa Monica, CA

Heading to YALLWest? Make sure to say hello to Evelyn Skye, Elizabeth Briggs, Dana Elmendorf, and Traci Chee.