Love YA? Dying to get to know a few great authors better? Now is your chance!
Our client, Blink YA Books, a teen division of HarperCollins, is celebrating Teen Read Week in serious style.
October 18 – 24 fans will have a chance to connect with authors about writing, reading and, of course, young adult books!
On the Blink Teen Read Week Digital Tour you can join authors for a Twitter Chat or watch them live chat in a Google Hangout. For a few select schools, students will even have some of the authors Skyping in for a visit!
What’s Teen Read Week?
Teen Read Week is a nationwide celebration of books created for teens. This tour is just one great way you can participate in the event. Make sure to celebrate the week one way or another by posting a picture of your favorite young adult book using #BlinkTRW!
Who will be there?
From debut to bestselling, contemporary to dystopian, the Blink Teen Read Week Digital Tour offers a little something for everyone.
- Lorie Langdon – Bestselling co-author of the Doon series
- Carey Corp – Bestselling co-author of the Doon series
- Carol Lynch Williams – Award-winning author of Never Said
- Luke Reynolds – Debut author of The Looney Experiment
- Lisa T. Bergren – Bestselling author of the Remnants series
- Heather Burch – Revered author of Summer by Summer and the Halflings series
- Jonathan Friesen – Award-winning author of Both of Me and Aquifer
- Evangeline Denmark – Debut solo author of Curio
What will be going on?
The authors will kick off Teen Read Week by stopping in at over a dozen schools across the nation via Skype, but if you don’t happen to attend one of those schools, there’s other ways for you to connect!
On Tuesday, October 20 and Thursday October 22 you can catch the authors chatting it up on Twitter.
Follow the hashtag #BlinkTRW to ask your burning questions and see an epic talk among authors who write for teens!
Follow all the authors ahead of time here:
Heather Burch: @HeatherBurch
Luke Reynolds: @ReynoldsLukeW
Jonathan Friesen: @FriesenJonathan
Carol Lynch Williams: @carol_writer928
Lorie Langdon: @LorieLangdon
Carey Corp: @CareyCorp
Lisa Bergren: @LisaTBergren
Evangeline Denmark: @EvangelineD
On Saturday, October 24, all the authors will be involved in a Google Hangout On Air!
Here they will be answering questions asked by you! Ask ahead of time on social media at Blink’s Facebook or ask questions on Twitter during the live feed at 12PM PST using #BlinkTRW!