Ya’ll Fest

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Individual Event Tickets

All panels and signings are free and open to the public except for the keynote talks and the YA Smackdown.

9
Nov.
  • Opening Keynote Conversation with Holly Black and Tochi Onyebuchi
    Charleston Music Hall
    10:00 am

    37 John Street

    Presented by Penguin Teen.

    Powerhouse of inventive YA fantasy Holly Black (The Cruel Prince) and and sparkling up-and-coming talent Tochi Onyebuchi (Beasts Made of Night) give us a glimpse into their magical minds in an unforgettable opening keynote conversation. Moderated by Veronica Roth.

    $9.

    Wristbands for Holly Black’s signing (happening at 11 a.m.) will be given out first-come first serve at the Opening Keynote, 10 am on Saturday. You must have a ticket to get a wristband, and no one is allowed to line up for the 11 am signing without a wristband

    Don’t worry — there are still ample tickets available!

     

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  • Spotlight On: Kate DiCamillo and Roshani Chokshi
    Charleston Music Hall
    1:00 pm

    37 John Street

    Presented by Disney Worldwide Publishing.

    Join beloved authors of novels for all ages, Kate DiCamillo (Beverly, Right Here) and Roshani Chokshi (Aru Shah and the Song of Death) with moderator Ally Condie as they discuss telling tales that children love, following their imaginations into an astonishing variety of stories, and how, exactly, you entertain and inspire choosy readers by the thousands.

    $9

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  • Closing Keynote Conversation with Karen McManus and Stephanie Garber
    Charleston Music Hall
    5:00 pm

    37 John Street

    Presented by Flatiron Books and Underlined.

    Master of the YA thriller Karen McManus (Two Can Keep a Secret) joins with the lush imagination of Stephanie Garber (Finale) in a conversation that will keep you on the edge of your seat, at the outer limit of your dreams, and ready to devour their unputdownable novels. Craft, creativity, and killer plots will close out this year’s YALLFest.

    $9

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  • YA Smackdown
    Charleston Music Hall
    6:00 pm

    37 John Street

    Presented by Reading Partners.

    YALLFest’s most beloved tradition, the Smackdown, will bring your favorite authors on stage with hosts Angie Thomas (The Hate U Give) and Nic Stone (Dear Martin) for games, laughs, tears and dancing. $16.

     

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