Booklist Editors at Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest

Booklist editors will have a strong presence at this weekend’s Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest. (Still shorthanded by most Chicagoans as “Printers Row.”) If you’re in town, we hope to see you there! (For your convenience, Booklisters are in boldface.)


11:45 a.m.
“Young Adult Fiction: Young and Restless,” with Stephanie Hemphill, John Coy, Daniel Kraus, and Barry Lyga, moderated by Carolyn Alessio (Mash Stage)

1 p.m.
Nick Dybek and Sara Levine in conversation with Donna Seaman (University Center/Loop Room)

1 p.m.
Esther Hershenhorn presents “Oh, the Places You Can Go! – Writing for Children TODAY!” with M. Molly Backes, Gina Bellisario, Cherie Colyer, Keir Graff, Barbara Gregorich, S.J. Kincaid, and Natalie Ziarnik (Jones College Prep/Student Learning Center) [note: this ticketed event is SOLD OUT but there may be last-minute availability]

3 p.m.
Alex Shakar and Nami Mun in conversation with Donna Seaman (University Center/River Room)


11 a.m.
“Literary Prizes: Who Decides?” presented by National Book Critics Circle with Elizabeth Taylor, Donna Seaman, Art Winslow, and Eric Banks (Center Stage)

1:30 p.m.
WBEZ FM presents “Changes in Reading and Writing” with J.C. Gabel, Wailin Wong, and Gretchen Kalwinski, moderated by Donna Seaman (University Center/Park Fountain Room)

1:45 p.m.
“Elementary, My Dear Watson,” with Marianne Malone, Ilene Cooper, Keir Graff, and David Lubar, moderated by Amy Alessio (Mash Stage)




About the Author:

Keir Graff is Executive Editor of Booklist Publications and the author of five books. His most recent is the middle-grade novel, The Other Felix (2011). Follow him on Twitter at @Booklist_Keir.

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