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Houston Teen Book Con - AMAZING

posted Apr 6, 2016, 9:42 AM by Tina Connolly
Tina Connolly & Jeff Zentner
Guys, I just had a fabulous couple weeks - first Norwescon, where I had a packed reading and many awesome panels (tip: if you want to hear me being especially opinionated, come hear me talk about dialogue), and then last weekend, Teen Book Con in Houston, sponsored by the lovely Blue Willow Books.

<--this is a picture of me with former Lawrence, Kansas neighbor (literally we lived like a block apart) Jeff Zentner, who has just released his debut The Serpent King. It is getting SO MUCH GOOD PRESS. I brought it home and can't wait to read it.

Anyway. Look. If you ever get a chance to hang out with a school packed full of teens who LOVE TO READ, you should DO THAT THING. It was amazing. We were all wishing there'd been something like that when we were in high school. I met so many fabulous readers, writers, artists, librarians, educators, booksellers, etc, etc. It was literally the best. Literally. 

Oh, and another thing that is also the best? You are looking at the new co-host of Escape Pod. YES. If you like science fiction short stories, and you're not already listening to the biggest and oldest SF podcast, then sign on up and come join us.