Sarah Andersen and MC Jackson Bird watch the audience while Valentine De Landro draws his Pictionary clue.

Picture This: Sarah Andersen and Valentine De Landro at Book Riot Live

This post originally ran on BookRiot.com, by María Cristina Garcia Lynch. Book Riot Live 2016 had me busy behind the scenes, and like many of the Rioters making it all happen, I didn’t get to see as much of the programming as I would have liked. But one of the few panels I experienced in […]

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Book Riot Live 2016: Bring us your rainbow hair, we'll supply the books.

Book Riot Live 2016 Recap: Part 2

Despite the timing, we could not have had more fun at Book Riot Live; thank you so much to everyone who came out and helped make it a safe, enthusiastic, and welcoming place to be! Check out Part 1 of our recap series here. “Overall, Book Riot Live was one of the most enjoyable conventions […]

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Book Riot Live 2016: Bring us your rainbow hair, we'll supply the books.

Book Riot Live Recap: Part 1

This post originally ran on BookRiot.com, by Rachel Smalter Halls. #brlive literally began with a barbaric yawp and moved through stages of laughter, tears, singing, and of course reading on the floor. — Jeff O'Neal (@thejeffoneal) November 14, 2016 To be honest, we weren’t sure what to expect at Book Riot Live just a few […]

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The Commons at Book Riot Live

It’s a Bird It’s a Plane It’s the Commons Schedule

One of the most exciting features of Book Riot Live 2016 is brought to you by … you! The Commons is an attendee-curated meet-up area, and all we did was tell you what time things are happening there. Well, all we’re going to do. Because we’re doing it. Right now. SATURDAY 10:30 AM: Mad Library […]

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Who's Who author collage round six

Who’s Who at Book Riot Live: Round Seven

The hits keep coming! We’ve got a bunch of performers joining our ranks for the Bookish Broadway sing-along, and some more publishing industry experts to drop their knowledge upon us. George Salazar talked with Theatre Nerds about getting his start in drama (instead of med school) and what it’s like to be in Jonathan Larson’s […]

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Michael Strother

The Book Riot Live Interview: Michael Strother

Michael Strother is a young adult editor. You can read more about him here. Q: Got a favorite superhero? Storm. Q: Do you know your Hogwarts house? Slytherin. Q: You can take one (and only one) book with you on a 4-day trip where there are NO BOOKSTORES. What book do you take? Sabriel [by […]

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Sara Quiroz

The Book Riot Live Interview: Sara Quiroz

Sara Quiroz is a Culinary Librarian at The International Culinary Center. You can read more about her here. Q: Are you a plotter or a pantser? Pantser: I just start writing and see where the story takes me. Q: Got a favorite superhero? Wonder Woman. Q: You can take one (and only one) book with you […]

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Patrick Phillips (c) Marion Ettlinger

The Book Riot Live Interview: Patrick Phillips

Poet Patrick Phillips is the author of the nonfiction book, Blood at the Root. You can read more about him here. Q: Got a favorite superhero? Black Panther. Q: What’s one thing you want people to know about your book? That on the day I set down the first word, I had been researching for years. Q: […]

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Alyssa Cole

The Book Riot Live Interview: Alyssa Cole

Science editor Alyssa Cole is the author of the upcoming Civil War espionage romance series. You can read more about her here. Q: Got a favorite superhero? Storm, of course. Not Halle Berry Storm, though. Don’t get me started on those X movies. Q: Do you know your Hogwarts house? Different sorting tests gave different […]

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Jade Chang

The Book Riot Live Interview: Jade Chang

Journalist Jade Chang just published her first novel, The Wangs vs. the World. You can read more about her here. Q: Are you a plotter or a pantser? Plotter. I plan EVERYTHING OUT before I ever start writing. Q: What’s the story you wish someone else would write, so you could read it? A very […]

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Rumaan Alam photo credit David A Land

The Book Riot Live Interview: Rumaan Alam

Rumaan Alam is the author of Rich and Pretty. You can read more about him here. Q: Are you a plotter or a pantser? Plotter. I plan EVERYTHING OUT before I ever start writing. Q: You can take one (and only one) book with you on a 4-day trip where there are NO BOOKSTORES. What […]

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