The Boston Book Festival Is This Weekend!

I’m doing a panel tomorrow morning, Saturday October 28, at 11am, with Malinda Lo and E. Lockhart, on the topic of “Truth and Consequences”… apropos given our three most recent books! Moderated by Lauren Rizzuto. Please come if you can. More schedule info about this and other great YA panels here. (Oh and — I… Read more »

Event, Sunday, April 12, Pittsburgh

Dear Pittsburgh, Please come see Joshua Bellin and me on Sunday, April 12, at Carnegie Mellon University! Joshua’s workshop (11am) requires advanced registration. My lecture (2pm) does not and is free and open to the public. More information is at the Parsec website. I’m not completely certain, but I think I’m going to talk about… Read more »

Newsy Stuff, Including Movie Stuff

I’ve gotten the go-ahead to announce that India-based Reliance Entertainment is developing Graceling into a movie. From this press release at Variety: “producer Deepak Nayar (‘Paranoia’) will oversee the project for Reliance and Kintop Pictures and will produce alongside Tabrez Noorani (‘Life of Pi’) of Tamasha Talkies and Leigh Ann Burton for Blu-Sky Media. British… Read more »

Cambridgeport Scenes

To my wonderful readers in France: I will be at Étonnants Voyageurs (which is an international festival of books and film) in Saint-Malo from 18-20 May, and will be making my second appearance at Imaginales (a stupendous fantasy conference) in Épinal from 23-26 May. I hope to see you there. To reassure those of you… Read more »

Germany Itinerary, Stuff and Things

This morning, while running along the river, I saw that the recent rain had melted all the snow and ice that’s been floating on the river for months — except for these two round clumps of snow near the footbridge. Then their necks came out of the water and I realized they were swans. Welcome,… Read more »

Mamet, Hogwarts, Plus, Come See Me in Chicago

Every once in a while, I watch the movies of a writer/director whose writing style is completely different from my own, and think about how funny it would be if that writer were to make my books into movies. For example, David Mamet. Here’s the scene between Katsa and Po, when they’re arguing in Katsa’s… Read more »