Events - Author Talks

  • Join us for author talks featuring Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff, Mary Pope Osborne and Ann Napolitano. Don't miss Ann Napolitano's live book talk Friday, April 9 at 7:30pm. She will be answering audience questions submitted via chat, providing a truly interactive experience. Our other pre-recorded talks can be accessed below.

  • Ann Napolitano

    Live Author Talk Friday, April 9, 20201 at 7:30pm

    ANN NAPOLITANO is the author of the New York Times bestseller Dear Edward, as well as the acclaimed novels A Good Hard Look and Within Arm's Reach. She is also Associate Editor of One Story literary magazine. She has an MFA from New York University, and has taught fiction writing for Brooklyn College, NYU, and Gotham Writers' Workshop. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two children.

    A. Napolitano Dear Edward book cover

    Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

    Pre-Recorded Author Talk

    AMIE KAUFMAN and JAY KRISTOFF are the New York Times bestselling co-authors of the Illuminae Files. Amie has also cowritten (with Meagan Spooner) the Starbound and the Unearthed trilogies. Jay is the author of the LIFEL1K3 series, as well as the Nevernight Chronicle and the Lotus War series for adults. Collectively, Amie and Jay stand 12'5" tall and live in Melbourne, Australia, with two long-suffering spouses, two rescue dogs, and a plentiful supply of caffeine. They met thanks to international taxation law, and stuck together due to a shared love of blowing things up and breaking hearts. You can learn more about Amie at or @AmieKaufman; look for Jay at or @misterkristoff.



    Mary Pope Osborne

    Pre-Recorded Author Talk

    MARY POPE OSBORNE is the author of the New York Times #1 bestselling Magic Tree House series as well as coauthor of the Magic Tree House Fact Tracker series, along with her husband, Will, and her sister, Natalie Pope Boyce. Learn more about the Magic Tree House Book Series (PDF), and visit the Magic Tree House website at!

    Mary Pope Osborne - credit Elena Seibert, 2012 Mary Pope Osborne - Magic Treehouse 35 - Camp Time in California book cover