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ALA Annual 2018 — Sunday Events

Good morning, New Orleans! It’s another great day at ALA Annual. Stop by the Macmillan Adult (Flatiron Books YA & Wednesday Books) booth #3420 and attend our many excellent events happening today:

Literary Tastes Breakfast with Kathleen Rooney 
8:00-10:00am
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center | Room 218-219
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Join Kathleen Rooney (LILLIAN BOXFISH TAKES A WALK) as she discusses her work and the craft of writing at this RUSA-sponsored panel. Light refreshments will be served, followed by a book signing.

Tickets are $10-15. Check with RUSA staff regarding onsite availability. Details and purchasing information available here.

YA Author Coffee Klatch
9:00-10:00am
Hilton Riverside | St. Charles Ballroom
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Enjoy coffee and meet with YA authors, including Courtney Summers (SADIE). Librarians will stay seated while authors rotate to different tables to talk about their books.

Tickets are $25. Check with YALSA staff regarding onsite availability. Details and purchasing information available here.

“Isn’t it Romantic?” panel with Anne Youngson
10:30-11:30am
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center | Room 286-287
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Join Anne Youngson as she discusses her debut novel, MEET ME AT THE MUSEUM, during this United for Libraries-sponsored romance panel moderated by Library Journal‘s Barbara Hoffert. A book signing will follow the program.

ALA Awards Presentation & President’s Program with Tracy K. Smith
3:00-5:30pm
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center | New Orleans Theater B
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Join ALA President Jim Neal for the ALA Awards followed by the president’s selected guest speaker, United States Poet Laureate, Tracy K. Smith (WADE IN THE WATER). A book sale and signing will follow the program.

In-booth signing with Somaiya Daud
3:30-4:30pm
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center | Booth #3420

Somaiya Daud will sign complimentary advance copies of her debut YA novel, MIRAGE.

“The Laugh’s On Us!” with Tom Papa
5:30-7:30pm
Hilton Riverside | St. Charles Ballroom
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Sponsored by United for Libraries and emceed by Paula Poundstone, this panel of humorous writers includes comedian Tom Papa (YOUR DAD STOLE MY RAKE). Wine and cheese will be served, and a book signing will follow.

Tickets are $55-60. Check with United for Libraries staff regarding onsite availability. Details and purchasing information available here.

Are you #alaleftbehind? Follow the action on Twitter at @alaannual and #alaac18.

 

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