Appearances

 

ELORA WRITERS’ FESTIVAL – May 28th, 2017

Aboyne Hall, Wellington County Museum & Archives, Canada

 

 

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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

October 6th

Signing Secret Loves of Geek Girls4:00pm (Hellboy Signing Stage)

October 9th

Signing ARCs of The Explorers1pm (Random House Children’s Books Booth #2205)

Panel Secret Loves of Geek Girls3:45pm (Room 1A24)

 

WORD ON THE STREET September 25th, 2016

Harbourfront Centre, Toronto

Hosting Teen Spirit Stage,  2:15pm – 6:00pm

 

EDEN MILLS WRITERS’ FESTIVALSeptember 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 hoad@hoadworks.com 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

Booth #3006

 

WORLD FANTASY CONVENTION

600 HWY-7 E · Richmond Hill, Ontario
November 2nd & 3rd

STEAMPUNK panel
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.

 

 

ANIME NORTH
Toronto Congress Center, Toronto, ON
May 25 – 27th

 

STEAMPUNK!
Oshawa Library, Ontario
May 12th, 2012

 

ONTARIO WRITERS’ CONFERENCE
May 5th, 2012
Ajax, Ontario

 

AD ASTRA
Toronto, Ontario
April 13 – 15 2012

 

PAST APPEARANCES 2011:

SFContario
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

    Panels:
    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)

    5:30 PM
    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
    Toronto, Canada
  • Ad Astra
    April 9 – 10th 
    Toronto, Canada

    YOUNG ADULT WRITING
    Saturday, 11am
    Ballroom East
    (w/ Tamora Pierce, Lesley Livingston, Rob St. Martin, Sarah Zettel)

    CONSTELLATION AWARDS NOMINATIONS PANEL
    Saturday, Noon
    Anton’s

    BOOK TRAILERS
    Saturday, 2pm
    Salon 443
    (w/ JM Frey ((e)), Todd McCaffrey , Matt Moore, Lesley Livingston)

    A READING
    Saturday 7pm
    Crowne Room
    w/ Lesley Livingston

    WHY PROFESSIONALISM MATTERS,
    Sunday, 11 am
    Ballr. Centre
    (w/ Matt Moore ((e)), Scott Edelman,  Howard Tayler, Ziana de Bethune, Gregory Wilson)

    GETTING FIRST NOVEL PUBLISHED
    Sunday, Noon 
    Anton’s
    (w/ Caro Soles, Kent Allan Rees, Samantha Beiko, Shawna McCarthy, Derryl Murphy)

PAST APPEARANCES 2010:

JANUARY

Eglinton Jr. P.S., Toronto, ON
Associated Hebrew School, Thornhill, ON

FEBRUARY

February 25, 26:
Ontario Library Association Conference
Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Feb. 25. BOOK SIGNING TIMOTHY AND THE DRAGON’S GATE, Scholastic Booth

MARCH

St. Clements School, Toronto, ON
Adam Beck Public School, Toronto, ON

APRIL

April 9-11:
Ad Astra Conference
Toronto Don Valley Hotel
Panel – TBA

April 21-23:
MASC Young Authors and Illustrators Conference
Ottawa, ON
Panel, workshops – TBA

London, U.K. – TBA

MAY

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

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:

DECEMBER

Quaker Road School, workshops Welland, Ont.
McNally Robinson Book Store, Shops of Don Mills, Don Mills, Ont.

NOVEMBER

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.

OCTOBER

Northern Secondary School, Writers’ Craft Classes, Tor., Ont.

SEPTEMBER

“The Word on the Street”, Children’s Reading Tent, Queen’s Park, , Tor. Ont. 

JULY

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                    

MAY

Claude Watson School for the Arts, Tor. Ont.

Book Expo of America

APRIL    

Armenian School, North York, Ont.

MARCH

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.

FEBRUARY

United Synagogue Day School,  (reading and book fair appearance), Tor., Ont.

JANUARY

Rosedale Heights P.S., Thornhill, Ont.

PAST APPEARANCES 2007-2008:

TD Canadian Children’s Book Week
Deer Park Library
Toronto, Canada
Wednesday November 19, 2008
2:00 pm

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
1:00pm
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)

Free event!

Book Expo Canada
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto
Monday June 16th, 2008
2:30pm
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
1:00 pm
Reading

The Writers’ Circle of Durham Region Breakfast Meeting – Sports Garden Cafe Talk
Whitby, Ontario
November 10 2007
8:30am

Texas Book Festival
Austen, Texas
November 4, 2007
‘Tough Girls’ YA Panel – 11:30am – 12:30pm

Indigo Book Store at Yorkdale Mall
Toronto, Ontario
October 14, 2007
Reading and Signing, 2pm

The Big Read Festival
Washington University
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