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Upcoming Events:

2016 Events!

September 17
Banff School Book Fair
Featured Author
Barnes and Noble, Champions Forest,
Houston, TX
4PM
https://stores.barnesandnoble.com/event/9780061808670-0

October 6
Book Stall
Winnetka, IL
Signing 7 PM
http://shop.thebookstall.com/event/joy-preble

Anderson's Bookstore YA Lit Conference
October 8-9
http://www.andersonsbookshop.com/event/young-adult-literature-conference-2016

October 22
SCBWI Houston Conference
local faculty
Mentor for the Joan Lowry Nixon Award

November 13
Creating Writing Workshop
Meyerland Performing and Visual Arts Middle School
http://www.houstonisd.org/cms/lib2/TX01001591/Centricity/Domain/26447/Creative%20Writing%20Workshops.pdf

December 2
John Cooper School Signature Series
Signing It Wasn't Always Like This
with keynote, author Cheryl Strayed
http://www.johncooper.org/page/giving--events/special-events/signatures-author-series


2017 events

January 12-15
Writing Retreat

February 18
Teen Book Fest by the Bay
American Bank Center
Corpus Christi, Texas
http://www.teenbookfestbythebay.org

February 25
Teaching Power of Point of View Workshop
Writespace Houston
1-4 PM

April 18
Paperback Release of IT WASN'T ALWAYS LIKE THIS



Previous Events:
June 11, 2016
BFest (Barnes and Noble Teen Fest)

Champions Forest BN
1 PM
with Christie Craig (CC Hunter) and Becky Wallace
signing IT WASN'T ALWAYS LIKE THIS

Pasadena TX BN
5 PM
with Christie Craig and others
signing IT WASN'T ALWAYS LIKE THIS

June 12, 2016
Deerbrook Mall BN
1 PM
with Christie Craig and others
 signing IT WASN'T ALWAYS LIKE THIS

June 18-19
Comicpalooza
George R. Brown Convention Center
Houston TX
panel TBA

July 23
Cedar Park Library
Austin, TX
Book Club event for IT WASN'T ALWAYS LIKE THIS
11 AM
May 17, 2016
IT WASN'T ALWAYS LIKE THIS (Soho Press)
Release Day!
Everywhere!!

May 17, 2016
IT WASN'T ALWAYS LIKE THIS
Launch Party
Murder by the Book, Houston TX
6:30 PM
reading, swag, snacks, shenanigans!
http://www.murderbooks.com/event/preble

May 22, 2016
Book People
Austin TX
1 PM
Signing IWALT and panel with author Samantha Mabry,
 moderated by Mandy Curtis, Forever Young Adult
http://www.bookpeople.com/event/samantha-mabry-joy-preble

May 26, 2016
Signing IT WASN'T ALWAYS LIKE THIS
Twig Bookstore
with author Meredith Moore (FIONA)
San Antonio, TX
 6 PM

March 30 - April 2, 2016
AWP Conference
Los Angeles, CA
Panel on Gender Bias in YA with Janet Fox, Geoff Herbach, Cecil Castellucci, Sherri L. Smith

April 20-22, 2016
TLA
Houston, TX
Tuesday 4/19
Panel: What's New with Texas Authors and Illustrators for MG to YA?
3:00-3:50

Wednesday 4/20
Texas Tea: Meet and Greet with YA Authors
4:00-5:20

Off site event: Soho Teen Night at Murder by the Book
2342 Bissonnet Street, Houston 77005
with Adam Silvera, me, Robin Epstein, Brianna Baker
7 PM

Thursday 4/21
Signing galleys of IT WASN'T ALWAYS LIKE THIS at Author's Area: 1:00- 1:35 PM

Panel: Fairy Tale Retellings in YA Literature
2:00-3:50 PM
with Liz Bramwell, Samantha Mabry, Lisa Maxwell, Marissa Meyer, Liesel Shurtliff and me!

January 30, 2016
YAK FEST
Keller, TX
http://yakfestkisd.weebly.com

October 30 - November 1, 2015
Comic Con Austin

November 7, 2015
McAllen Book Festival
McAllen, TX
 details TBA

September 19, 2015
Banff School Book Fair
Featured Author
Barnes and Noble, Champions Forest
Houston, TX
2 PM

October 17-18
Texas Book Festival
Austin, TX
Blood is Thicker Than Water panel with authors Heather Demetrious and Renee Watson
Saturday 10/17, 3-4 PM
https://www.texasbookfestival.org/author-page/?aid=5540

August 5, 2015
Girls Run the World panel
sponsored by Irving Library
7 PM at Stonebriar Mall BN in Frisco, TX
 with Julie Murphy, Amber Lough, Jenny Martin, Tori Scott and me!

August 15, 2015
Ft. Worth Library Round Up
Ft. Worth Library
1-4 PM
http://fortworthtexas.gov/library/WorthReading/event/?id=142220

June 27, 2015
Cedar Park Library, Austin TX
Book Club
11 AM

July 11, 2015
"In Conversation" with author T.M. Goeglein
(and signing FINDING PARIS)
Book Stall
Winnetka, IL
2PM
May 19, 2015
Speaking to RWA Pearland Chapter
My Writer's Journey

May 31- June 7, 2015
Full Novel Workshop
faculty member
The Writing Barn
Austin, TX
http://www.thewritingbarn.com/barnpresents/full-novel-revision-week-ya-mg-tim-wynne-jones-nicole-griffin-joy-preble/

June 20, 2015
Writespace Houston
1-4 PM
Workshop on The Power of Point of View
http://www.writespacehouston.org

April 15-17, 2015
TLA Conference
Austin, Texas
Wed. 4/15: Signing FINDING PARIS
Author area, 11-12
Wed. 4/15: Texas Tea (author speed dating)
Thursday 4/16: TT4L

April 18-19, 2015
SCBWI HOUSTON CONFERENCE
local faculty (manuscript critiquer)

April 21, 2015
FINDING PARIS releases from Balzer and Bray/Harper Collins!!

April 25, 2015
FINDING PARIS launch party
Blue Willow Bookshop
2 PM
http://www.bluewillowbookshop.com

April 29, 2015
Words and Wine Wednesday
with author Nikki Loftin
Writing Barn
Austin, TX
Readings, Q&A, signing, book sales
http://www.thewritingbarn.com

May 2, 2015
Signing FINDING PARIS, joint event with debut author Meredith Moore
Murder by the Book
Houston, TX
details to come.

September 27, 2014
Banff School Book Fair
Champions Forest BN, Houston TX
2 PM
Signing and talking about THE A-WORD
http://store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/event/4733435

October 2-3 2014
Comic Con Austin
Come to the Writing Ninjas of Texas booth!

November 7, 2014
John Cooper Signatures Series
(with keynote speaker Tyler Florence of the Food Network)
Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel
10-2 PM
Visiting Author
https://www.johncooper.org/content/giving--special-events-signatures

November 15, 2014
Houston Book Rave
http://houstonbookrave.blogspot.com

December 3, 2014
Waco Library Jubilee (Region 12)
Presenting panels on Point of View and Quirky/Lesser Known YA Titles You Should be Reading
http://www.esc12.net/service_categories/school_support/library_support_services/library_jubilee_conference/

December 13, 2014
Teaching "How to Find an Agent"
1-3 PM
at Writespace Houston
Register at:
http://www.writespacehouston.org/weekend-workshops.html

January 9-11
Writing Retreat

January 15, 2015
Reading with the Stars
Literary Salon Fundraiser for Montgomery County Literacy Volunteers
Multi-Author Readings/Refreshments/Raffles
6-8:30 PM
Conroe Friendship Center
Conroe, TX
(more info to come)

January 23, 2015
YA Panel and Signing
With Authors Susan Adrian and Mary Lindsey
Champions Forest BN
Houston, TX
7PM

February 21, 2015
Montgomery County Book Festival
http://www.montgomerycountybookfestival.com

February 28, 2015
Teen Book Fest by the Bay
Corpus Christie, TX
https://www.facebook.com/teenbookfestbythebay

April 11, 2015
Houston Teen Book Con
Alief Taylor High School
9-5
Truth About Love Panel with:
David Levithan, Alexis Bass, Jennifer Mathieu, Susan Colasanti
https://www.facebook.com/teenbookcon
http://www.teenbookcon.org

July 23, 2014
Katy Budget Books
Book Club Discussion of THE SWEET DEAD LIFE
7 PM

August 16, 2014
Ft. Worth Library Round Up
Details TBA

April 26-27, 2014
Houston SCBWI Conference
Local Faculty member/critiquer
Westin Memorial Hotel, Houston, Texas

May 13, 2014
THE A-WORD releases from Soho Teen/Soho Press!!

May 17, 2014
THE A-WORD launch party!!
Blue Willow Bookshop
2PM
Houston, TX
http://www.bluewillowbookshop.com/event/joy-preble-2

May 27, 2014
Woodlands TX Barnes and Noble
Signing/panel with Varsha Bajaj and Christina Mandelski
6 PM

June 1, 2014
Katy Budget Books (Houston)
Panel/Signing with CC Hunter (Christie Craig) and Sophie Jordan
2 PM

June 6-8, 2014
Carson City Book Fest
Carson City NV
http://carsoncitylitfest.org

June 14, 2014
A Very Paranormal Book Rave
Pasadena Barnes and Noble, Pasadena TX
http://tdevents.blogspot.com/p/very-paranormal-bookrave.html

June 28, 2014
Murder by the Book AND Brazos Books (Houston, TX) host:
a panel, signing, and party with Joy Preble, Jennifer Mathieu, Kristin Rae
Details TBA soon. This one's gonna be AWESOME!

April 8-11, 2014
TLA Conference
San Antonio, TX

Wednesday, April 9-- YAHOUs Librarian Reception, Booth 2522, 2-3 PM (chocolate & raffle!)
Wednesday, April 9-- Soho Teen Event at Twig Books, 4-6 PM, with authors Amy Talkington and Joe Shine
http://thetwig.indiebound.com/event/twig-teen-afternoon-texan-authors-featuring-soho-teenrandom-house-published-authors
Thursday, April 10-- TT4L, 10-10:30 AM
Thursday, April 10-- Signing galleys of forthcoming THE A-WORD (Soho Press) at autographing area! 11 - 11: 40 AM http://www.txla.org/authors
Thursday, April 10-- Texas Tea with YA Authors event -- 12- 1:50 PM (at Grand Hyatt)

Friday, April 11--signing at Book Festivals of Texas booth 2243-- 9:30- 10:30 AM.

April 13, 2014
Houston Writer's Guild Conference
Sugarland, TX
Workshop on Author Platform

January 6th, 2014
SCBWI Houston Chapter Meeting
Speaking on Creating Voice
Tracy Gee Center, Houston, TX

January 11th, 2014
Keynote address at:
Houston ISD and ABYDOS Literacy Learning
Mini Conference
Hattie Mae White
Educational Support Center

January 24-25th, 2014
YAK Fest, Keller Texas
Panel: Warning: Paranormal Activity
http://teacherweb.com/TX/KellerHighSchool/YAKFest/apt1.aspx

February 15th, 2014
Montgomery County Book Festival
Lone Star Community College, The Woodlands, TX
(all day)
http://montgomerycountybookfestival.com/welcome.html

February 27- March 1, 2014
AWP Conference
Seattle, Washington
Panel presentation with Janet Fox, Rosanne Parry, Denise Jaden: Crafting Heartbreak: Handling Grief Issues in Novels for Children and YA

Saturday, September 21, 2013
Banff School Book Fair/Signing/Reading
Champions Forest Barnes and Noble
Houston, TX
Time TBD

Thursday, October 3, 2013
Region 11 Library Harvest, Ft. Worth, TX
Panel with PJ Hoover on Writing Texas: Setting and the Writing Process
(sponsored by Pat Anderson's Overlooked Books)

Sunday, October 20, 2013
Anderson Bookshop
(Two Doors East)
Signing/Reading
Naperville, IL
2 PM
http://www.andersonsbookshop.com/event/joy-preble

November 2, 2013
Houston Book Rave
Zotz Education Center, Houston TX

November 8, 2013
Signing/Chatting with Soho Teen author Heather Terrell (RELIC)
Blue Willow Bookshop
Houston, TX
7PM
http://www.bluewillowbookshop.com/event/joy-preble-and-heather-terrell-0

November 19, 2013
Waco Library Jubilee
Panel on Creating Voice
Panel on Writing Texas: Setting and the Writing Process, with Mari Mancusi, PJ Hoover, Mary Lindsey
Details TBA

 Austin Comic Con (November 22-24) details to come!

Saturday, August 24th, 2013
Pasadena TX Barnes and Noble
Panel/Signing with CC Hunter (Christie Craig) and Mary Lindsey
2PM
https://www.facebook.com/events/295207000624427/




Sunday, June 23rd, 2013
Book Signing/Panel with authors PJ Hoover and Mary Lindsey
The Woodlands Barnes and Noble
The Woodlands, TX
2 PM

Friday, July 26th, 2013
Murder by the Book
Panel/Signing with PJ Hoover, Mary Lindsey, Martha Wells
6:30 PM
http://www.murderbooks.com/event/pj-hoover-mary-lindsey-joy-preble-and-martha-wells


Saturday, September 22, 2012
Book Fair and Signing for Banff School
Champions Forest B&N, Houston TX

Sunday, September 30, 2012
Kresley Cole, Joy Preble, Jessica Khoury; William Richter - Up Close and Personal
Book Spot 2:00pm Round Rock, TX
(moderated by author and Texas Sweetheart Jessica Lee Anderson)

Saturday, October 27, 2012
YA Paranormal Authors - Christie Craig, Sophie Jordan & Joy Preble
Barnes and Noble 2:00pm The Woodlands, TX 


Saturday, December 8, 2012
Book Signing with Sophie Jordan
Murder By the Book
Houston, TX 
1PM
More Info HERE

Friday, January 11 and Saturday, January 12, 2013
Events at: Powell's Books  and Annie Blooms
Portland, OR
Times TBD


Saturday, February 2, 2013
Montgomery County Book Festival
Lone Star College, The Woodlands, TX
9 AM - 5 PM
http://montgomerycountybookfestival.com/welcome.html

Tuesday, February 5th
Barnes and Noble, College Station
6 PM
Panel on Historical Fiction in YA with author Janet Fox
signing the ANASTASIA series
http://store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/event/4171224

Saturday, February 23rd
Murder by the Book
Houston, TX
4:30 PM
reading/ q and a/ signing for the WHO DONE IT mystery anthology (Soho Press)
Fake mustaches and other disguises welcome
http://www.murderbooks.com/event/joy-preble

NYC Teen Author Week
Thursday, March 21:SOHO Teen night, 6-9pm (Books of Wonder, 18 W18th St)
Celebrate the launch of SOHO Teen, featuring readings by Jacquelyn Mitchard, Joy Preble, Margaux Froley, Elizabeth Kiem, Heather Terrell & Ricardo Cortés, and Lisa & Laura Roecker.


Houston SCBWI Conference
April 13th, 2013
Merrell Center, Katy TX
(local faculty)

Saturday, May 18th, 2013
Book Signing Event for THE SWEET DEAD LIFE (Soho Press)
Book People, Austin, TX
3 PM

Saturday, May 25th, 2013
COMICPALOOZA
George R Brown Convention Center, Houston
Panel Time TBD
http://www.comicpalooza.com/guest/joy-preble/

Saturday, June 8th, 2013
Houston Launch for THE SWEET DEAD LIFE (Soho Press)
Blue Willow Bookshop, Houston, TX
2 PM 




ANASTASIA FOREVER TEXAS TOUR (arranged by Sourcebooks)

I will be touring Texas from 10/15 -10/21, talking about the ANASTASIA series and other book stuff and visiting lots of schools for writing workshops and small group events. Thank you to my publisher, Sourcebooks, for setting up a wonderful week.

DALLAS/FT.WORTH

Author Event, Teen Event
Barnes & Noble Booksellers welcomes acclaimed author Joy Preble, who will introduce the third teen book, Anastasia Forever, in her 'Dreaming Anastasia' series. Come and meet Joy and learn about the series, and get tips on the writing process!
Tuesday October 16, 2012 7:00 PM

Shops at North East Mall
861 NE Mall Blvd, Hurst, TX 76053, 817-284-1244

ROUND ROCK (AUSTIN)

Barnes & Noble Round Rock is proud to host Joy Preble, author of Anastasia Forever. This exciting new teen novel mixes fantasy and drama and brings the 'Dreaming Anastasia' trilogy to an exciting conclusion. Don't miss this one!

Thursday October 18, 2012 7:00 PM

Round Rock
La Frontera Village, 2701 Parker Road Bldg A Suite 700, Round Rock, TX 78681, 512-600-0088



SAN ANTONIO

Event
Saturday October 20th


10 – 12pm

 Signing

Twig Bookshop

200 East Grayson Street #124 

San Antonio, TX 78215

(210) 826-6411

( in conjunction with the Farmer's Market)

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