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Heck YA! Book Fest
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  • Want to meet some of the newest and most inspiring writers of young adult fiction? Heck YA! We thought so.

    Main Street Books presents Heck YA! a book festival for young readers. Join 17 authors of middle grade and young adult fiction for an afternoon of campy literary delight in Davidson, NC.

    Readers begin the afternoon with a camp-style assembly with keynote from author Gillian McDunn. Following the opening assembly, readers then attend three 50-minute author panels for lively discussions on themes and writing. The afternoon concludes with a closing ceremony and sign-around during which all 17 authors will be available to sign copies of books purchased from Main Street Books. Throughout the afternoon, attendees will be eligible to win book and swag giveaways.

    We invite readers who are rising fifth graders and older to attend. Heck YA! is free, but attendees must register by deadline.

    EARLY-BIRD REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Register by Saturday, July 6th, 2019 at midnight to receive a FREE Heck YA! Book Fest T-SHIRT!
    FINAL REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Registration closes on Wednesday, July 24th, 2019. All registered attendees will receive a complimentary 2019 Heck YA! Book Fest poster.

    India Hill Brown: The Forgotten Girl
    Gail Shepherd: The True History of Lyndie B Hawkins
    Malayna Evans: Jagger Jones and the Mummy's Ankh
    Mariama J. Lockington: For Black Girls Like Me
    Gillian McDunn: Caterpillar Summer
    Rajani LaRocca: Midsummer's Mayhem
    Karen Strong: Just South of Home
    Alicia D. Williams: Genesis Begins Again
    Carrie Ryan: Daughter of Deep Silence, Map to Everywhere series
    Nicole Panteleakos: Planet Earth Is Blue
    Mason Deaver: I Wish You All the Best
    Joan He: Descendant of the Crane
    Jodie Lynn Zdrok: Spectacle
    Amalie Jahn: The Next to Last Mistake
    Amber Smith: Something Like Gravity
    Megan Miranda: Come Find Me
    Jaye Robin Brown: The Meaning of Birds

Heck YA! Book Fest
  • 126 S Main St
  • Davidson, NC 28036
  • July 27, 2019
  • Main Street Books