Reading For The Love Of It – February 22, 2018
1pm – signing at Ella Minnow Booth (1100)
Vaughn Fan Con – Oct 21st, 2017
2pm – talk
Civic Centre Resource Library
2191 Major Mackenzie Drive
Indigo Signing (Yonge and Eglinton) – Oct 28, 2017
11am – 2pm
2300 Yonge Street
WORD ON THE STREET – Sept 24th, 2017
TD Children’s Literature Tent – 4:00pm – 4:20pm
ELORA WRITERS’ FESTIVAL – May 28th, 2017
Aboyne Hall, Wellington County Museum & Archives, Canada
ADRIENNE’S BOOK TOUR FOR “THE EXPLORERS” – USA
April 25th – Anderson’s Bookstore La Grange, Chicago, 7:00pm
April 27th – Half Price Books, Dallas (Fort Worth), 6:00pm
May 2nd – Copperfield’s Books, San Francisco (Petaluma), 4:00pm
NEW YORK COMIC CON – October 6 to 9th, 2016
Javits Center, New York City, USA
Signing Secret Loves of Geek Girls – 4:00pm (Hellboy Signing Stage)
Signing ARCs of The Explorers – 1pm (Random House Children’s Books Booth #2205)
Panel Secret Loves of Geek Girls – 3:45pm (Room 1A24)
WORD ON THE STREET – September 25th, 2016
Harbourfront Centre, Toronto
Hosting Teen Spirit Stage, 2:15pm – 6:00pm
EDEN MILLS WRITERS’ FESTIVAL – September 26th, 2016
Hundred Story Wood day of workshops for aspiring young writers takes place Monday, September 26 at St. John’s-KIlmarnock School.
Writing mentors this year include: Gary Barwin, Laurie D. Graham, Adrienne Kress and Pasha Malla.
Want more details? Contact Adrian Hoad-Reddick at firstname.lastname@example.org to get more information or to register.
AD ASTRA – April 30th, 2016
Sheraton Parkway North
600 HWY-7 E
Richmond Hill, Ontario
12:00pm – Judging a Self-Published Book By Its Cover (Room: Thornhill)
3:00pm – How to Creatively Collaborate (Room: Markham A)
5:00pm – Saturday Evening Young Adult Reading (Room: Oakridge)
TELLING TALES FESTIVAL – Sept 20, 2015
Westfield Heritage Village, Rockton Ontario
2:15pm, Summer Stage
BOOK EXPO OF AMERICA – May 27th to 29th, 2015
Javits Center, New York, USA
WORLD FANTASY CONVENTION
600 HWY-7 E · Richmond Hill, Ontario
November 2nd & 3rd
Friday, Nov 2nd
5pm, York B & C
The panel will examine the roots of steampunk, discuss its place in the genre, trace what makes the genre so appealing to so many readers and writers, and look at where it might be headed.
with Anne Hill (M), James Blaylock, C. E. Gannon, Liz Gorinsky, Alan Smale.
Toronto Congress Center, Toronto, ON
May 25 – 27th
Oshawa Library, Ontario
May 12th, 2012
ONTARIO WRITERS’ CONFERENCE
May 5th, 2012
April 13 – 15 2012
PAST APPEARANCES 2011:
November 18th – 20th
Ramada Plaza Toronto Hotel
300 Jarvis Street, Toronto, Ontario
FRIDAY – November 18th
Live Radio Play Reading -10pm
Ira Nayman’s THE WEIGHT OF INFORMATION
SATURDAY – NOVEMBER 19th
Why YA? – 2 PM, Ballroom A
Signing – 1 PM
(Adrienne Kress, Susan MacDonald, Violette Malan(M))
Short Story Reading Hour – 3 PM, Gardenview
(JM Frey, Adrienne Kress, Hayden Trenholm)
Books and Their Adaptations – 5 PM, Gardenview
Our panel will discuss the collaborative process between filmmakers and writers.
(Richard Baldwin, Jeff DeLuzio, Dan J O’Driscoll, Douglas Smith(M), Adrienne Kress)
SUNDAY – NOVEMBER 20th
Steampunk W5 – 2 PM, Parkview
The Who, What, When, Where and Why of Steampunk. With a bit of a How thrown in to the mix. An introduction to one of our fastest growing genres.
(Cliff Goodman, Adrienne Kress(Moderator), Yvonne Penney, Amanda Stock)
- FanExpo Canada
Toronto, Metro Toronto Convention Centre
August 25 -28
Steampunk 101 – Thursday August 25th, 7pm, room 707
Steampunk Author Panel: Words Driven By Steam – Saturday August 27th, Noon, room 707
Also find Adrienne at the Toronto Steampunk Society/Steampunk Canada Table (217) where she will be signing/selling copies of her books throughout the convention!
- Backspace Writers Conference
NY, NY – USA
Friday May 27th, 2011
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Children’s/Young Adult Fiction Panel: A.S. King, Barb Ferrar, Jonathan Maberry, Adrienne Kress (A.S. King, panel master)
Group Book Signing
12 Noon: Roundtable Guest Autograph Session, Melville
Step right up! Step right up! Get your memorabilia 10-in-1 experience right here! Yes ladies and gentlemen, you will see the finest talent the CNSE has to offer, in one place, at one time, and ready to sign autographs! Merchandise will also be available for sale.
Participants: Professor Elemental, Maureen Jennings, Adrienne Kress, and more!
3pm: Steampunk Young Adult Fiction with Adrienne Kress
The author of Timothy and the Dragon’s Gate, Alex and the Ironic Gentleman, and a contributor to Corsets and Clockwork, will share her thoughts on writing steampunk for younger readers. Plus, she will preview her upcoming new steampunk series, The Friday Society. Moderated by: Liana K
4pm: How I got into Steampunk, Beaufort West
By accident or by design? Hear how established pros in costuming and literature found their way into the theme of steam.
Panelists: Alexandra Gerlach, Adrienne Kress, J. M. Frey, Kenneth Shelley
6pm: Steampunk Literature, Beaufort West
What’s good, what’s not; what’s required reading and what are some hidden gems you may have missed. Our panel of experts shares its reading lists from the varied perspectives of an academic, a reviewer, and a writer in the genre!
Panelists: Mike Perschon, Nancy Overbury, Adrienne Kress
- Richmond Hill Public Library Life Long Reading Event
April 19th at 1pm
- Ad Astra
April 9 – 10th
YOUNG ADULT WRITING
(w/ Tamora Pierce, Lesley Livingston, Rob St. Martin, Sarah Zettel)
CONSTELLATION AWARDS NOMINATIONS PANEL
(w/ JM Frey ((e)), Todd McCaffrey , Matt Moore, Lesley Livingston)
w/ Lesley Livingston
WHY PROFESSIONALISM MATTERS,
Sunday, 11 am
(w/ Matt Moore ((e)), Scott Edelman, Howard Tayler, Ziana de Bethune, Gregory Wilson)
GETTING FIRST NOVEL PUBLISHED
(w/ Caro Soles, Kent Allan Rees, Samantha Beiko, Shawna McCarthy, Derryl Murphy)
PAST APPEARANCES 2010:
Eglinton Jr. P.S., Toronto, ON
Associated Hebrew School, Thornhill, ON
February 25, 26:
Ontario Library Association Conference
Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Feb. 25. BOOK SIGNING TIMOTHY AND THE DRAGON’S GATE, Scholastic Booth
St. Clements School, Toronto, ON
Adam Beck Public School, Toronto, ON
Ad Astra Conference
Toronto Don Valley Hotel
Panel – TBA
MASC Young Authors and Illustrators Conference
Panel, workshops – TBA
London, U.K. – TBA
Vancouver, B.C. – TBA
May 27, 2010
Book Expo of America, New York City
Jacob K. Javits Center
Signing both ALEX and TIMOTHY
11:00AM – 12:00PM.
Location: Booth 4225. Perseus Books Group
June 19, 2010
Faery Fest: Enchanted Grounds, Guelph, Ontario
12:00 PM – Critiquing open mic readings
1:00 PM – Reading and Very Safe (and very fun!) Sword Fighting Class
3:00 PM – Signing
PAST APPEARANCES 2009:
Quaker Road School, workshops Welland, Ont.
McNally Robinson Book Store, Shops of Don Mills, Don Mills, Ont.
Mountain View E.S., Collingwood, Ont.
Connaught P.S., Collingwood, Ont.
Cameron P.S., Collingwood, Ont.
Nottawa E.S., Collingwood, Ont.
Admiral Collingwood E.S., Collingwood, Ont.
T.D. CHILDREN’S BOOK WEEK TOUR:
Victoria Children’s Literature Roundtable, Victoria, B.C.
Central Middle School, Victoria, B.C.
Cordova Bay E.S., Saanich, B.C.
Salt Spring Island Public Library, Salt Spring Island, B.C.
Torquay E.S., Victoria, B.C.
George Bonner Middle School, Mill Bay, B.C.
Vancouver Island University, Nanaimo, B.C.
Ecole Hammond Bay, Nanaimo, B.C.
Cilaire E.S., Nanaimo, B.C.
Ladysmith Intermediate School, Ladysmith, B.C.
Khowhemun E.S., Duncan, B.C.
Cowichan Library, Duncan, B.C.
Sidney/North Saanich Library, Saanich, B.C.
Nanaimo Harbourfront Library, Nanaimo, B.C.
Central Middle School, Victoria, B.C.
Orangeville Library, Orangeville, Ont.
Grand Valley School, Grand Valley, Ont.
Northern Secondary School, Writers’ Craft Classes, Tor., Ont.
“The Word on the Street”, Children’s Reading Tent, Queen’s Park, , Tor. Ont.
POLARIS CONVENTION – SHERATON PARKWAY HOTEL, TOR., ONT:
JULY 11 – “Writing for Children” – panel
“It Might Be Too Dark for You, But Your Kids Love It” – panel
JULY 12 – book signing
Reading Timothy and the Dragon’s Gate
Claude Watson School for the Arts, Tor. Ont.
Book Expo of America
Armenian School, North York, Ont.
AD ASTRA CONVENTION, CROWNE PLAZA HOTEL, TOR. ONT.
Mar 28 – “Getting into Writing YA” – panel
– Reading and book signing Timothy and the Dragon’s Gate
– Young Writers Workshop
Mar. 29 – “Adding Humour to Serious Works” – panel
“YA Reading for Grownups”- panel
Oshawa/Durham Battle of the Books, Durham, Ont.
Northern Secondary School, Writers Craft Class, Tor., Ont.
Earl Haig Secondary School, Writers Craft Class, Tor. Ont.
United Synagogue Day School, (reading and book fair appearance), Tor., Ont.
Rosedale Heights P.S., Thornhill, Ont.
PAST APPEARANCES 2007-2008:
TD Canadian Children’s Book Week
Deer Park Library
Wednesday November 19, 2008
Actor and author Adrienne Kress brings terrific energy to her presentation of this smart, funny mixture of fantasy and high adventure.
The Blank Rome Festival of Arts, Books, and Culture
Betty and Milton Katz Jewish Community Center
New Jersey, USA
Sunday November 16, 2008
Family Activity Center
Jump into a world of fantasy in which 10 year old heroine Alex Morningside, finds herself on a quest to locate the infamous Wigpowder’s treasure and her kidnapped sixth grade teacher, Mr. Underwood. Follow Alex as she encounters a cast of strange and magical characters. (Ages 8 – 12)
Book Expo Canada
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto
Monday June 16th, 2008
Signing paperback copies of Alex at the Scholastic Canada booth – #824
TYPE Bookstore Danforth
503 Danforth Avenue, Toronto
OPENING WEEKEND CELEBRATION
Saturday May 31, 2008
The Writers’ Circle of Durham Region Breakfast Meeting – Sports Garden Cafe Talk
November 10 2007
Texas Book Festival
November 4, 2007
‘Tough Girls’ YA Panel – 11:30am – 12:30pm
Indigo Book Store at Yorkdale Mall
October 14, 2007
Reading and Signing, 2pm
The Big Read Festival
October 6, 2007
Reading/Talk, Signing – 2pm – 3pm – ‘Girl Power Hour’, Kid’s Stage
October 5 2007 – ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI
Local School visits – TBA
Word on the Street
Queen’s Park, Toronto Ontario
September 30, 2007
Reading and signing – 5:30pm, Children’s Reading Tent
New England Independent Booksellers Association Trade Show
Providence, Rhode Island
September 28, 2007
One Sabin StreetSigning – 2:30pm