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The worst thing about the days leading up to ALA is the wardrobe issue. You’re saving all the good (well, better) stuff for Conference and you wear rags to work. Those V-neck t-shirts you bought by mistake. The socks that used to be purple but are now decidedly pink. Don’t look at me.

But I will have my tie on in Chicago, headquartered at booth #2626 but mostly wandering around the floor with Al. (Martha and Elissa are also at the conference for more editorial ends!) I will be interviewing two middle-grade and one YA author at our booth, recording little videos for their publishers. The schedule:

Saturday at 10:30: Chelsea Sedoti, As You Wish, published by Sourcebooks (and, no, thank God, it’s not Princess Bride fanfic).

Saturday at 12:00: Lauren Wolk, Beyond the Bright Sea, published by Dutton (and set on Cuttyhunk Island, in my state and I’ve always wanted to visit).

Sunday at 12:00: Tracey Baptiste, Rise of the Jumbies, published by Algonquin (and, spoiler alert, jumbies aren’t as jolly as they sound).

Come see us!

Roger Sutton About Roger Sutton

Roger Sutton has been the editor in chief of The Horn Book, Inc, since 1996. He was previously editor of The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books and a children's and young adult librarian. He received his M.A. in library science from the University of Chicago in 1982 and a B.A. from Pitzer College in 1978. Follow him on Twitter: @RogerReads.



  1. Victoria Stapleton says:

    Is this a Portrait of Dorian Gray thing going on here?

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