Rutgers to Host Influential Youth Fiction Authors at Barnes & Noble

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—This Thursday at 10:00 AM, The All Ages Show: RU's First Annual Young Adult & Juvenile Fiction Conference will take place at the Rutgers Barnes & Noble, located at 100 Somerset Street.

There, authors Lev Grossman (The Magicians), Catherynne Valente (The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland), Aaron Starmer (The Riverman), Clay McLeod Chapman (The Tribe), and Claire Legrand (Winterspell) will perform readings, sign books, and take part in a panel discussion of Youth Fiction.

Presented by author/playwrite Alex Dawson on behalf of Rutgers Writers House and RU Undergraduate Academic Affairs, The All Ages Show will bring together some of the great contemporary artists of Youth Fiction to discuss the so-called "Young Adult" genre's cross-generational appeal. 

This event is free and open to the public. Complimentary Starbucks coffee and baked goods will be served throughout.

Conference Schedule:

10:00  AM – 11:00 AM – Readings
11:00 AM – 11:15 AM – Meet & Greet/Signings
11:15 AM – 12:45 PM  – Panel/Audience Q&A
12:45 PM – 1:00 PM Signings