Occasionally, I wander away from my desk. Here are some of the places I’ll be in 2016/2017 (newest dates are at the bottom of this list):
June 10 – June 12, 2016 Barnes & Noble will be hosting B-Fest, the first ever nationwide Teen Book Festival, a three-day event celebrating all the best young adult literature has to offer. And I’m so pleased to announce that myself and Month9 author Brynn Chapman will be part of the festivities! Brynn and I will signing and giving a workshop for teens at three Barnes and Noble stores in NJ! Here is the official blurb:
“CONNECTING TEENS TO THE EXCITING WORLD OF PUBLISHING” Workshop- presented by YA authors Marlo Berliner (The Ghost Chronicles) and Brynn Chapman (Boneseeker and The Requiem Red). This event is a must for any teen who dares call themselves an avid reader or fan of YA!
Marlo and Brynn will discuss how teens can discover the hottest new young adult books, receive content tailored specifically to their preferences, access exclusive excerpts and giveaways, and connect with their favorite authors online in a variety of new and exciting ways. Marlo and Brynn will also discuss how teens can begin writing and sharing their own fan fiction, flash fiction, poetry and short stories. The door to the publishing world is more open to teens than ever before, Marlo and Brynn will be here to help lead them through it!
Brynn and I are so excited to speak with teens about something we are very passionate about – encouraging reading, writing and literacy among young adults.
Here is the schedule of where we will be:
7:00 PM Friday, June 10th Barnes and Noble in Bridgewater, NJ.
Somerset Shopping Center
319 Route 202/206
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
1:00 PM Saturday, June 11th Barnes and Noble in Hamilton, NJ.
The Hamilton Marketplace
425 Marketplace Boulevard
Hamilton, NJ 08691
11:00 – 2:00 PM Sunday, June 12th Barnes and Noble in Freehold, NJ.
3981 US Hwy 9
Freehold, NJ 07728
August 25, 2016 Author Festival at TD Bank Ballpark in Bridgewater, NJ. The authors and illustrators attending this year’s festival, which is co-sponsored by the Somerset Patriots, include Marlo Berliner, Kimberly Sentek, Leeza Hernandez, Laurie Wallmark, Sudha Ramaswami, Linda J. Barth, Wendy Lynn Decker, Ted Papoulas, Diana Lee Santamaria, and Meredith Stack. More information about the event: Author Festival at Somerset Patriots Game, TD Bank Ballpark
September 24, 2016 Special Appearance/Booksigning – All day at the Branchburg Country Fair, White Oak Park, Baird Rd, Branchburg, NJ (9/25 Raindate) More info: Branchburg Country Fair
September 28, 2016 Author Showcase Event 7-9 PM – Hamilton Township Library, 1 Justice Samuel Alito Jr. Way, Hamilton, NJ 08619 Author Showcase
October 14-15, 2016 New Jersey Romance Writers Put Your Heart in a Book Conference, Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel, 515 Route 1 South, Iselin, NJ 08830. Myself and author Brynn Chapman will be doing a workshop called, “Harnessing the Power of Visual Thinking to Craft Realistic Characters”. More information about the conference and workshop can be found here: NJRW PYHIAB Conference
October 16, 2016 Hearts & Sparks – NJRW Reader and Blogger Appreciation Brunch, Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel, 515 Route 1 South, Iselin, NJ 08830 from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm. More information about the event can be found here: Hearts & Sparks
October 25, 2016 I’ll be at the Hun School of Princeton in Princeton NJ (my alma mater!) talking about my book and writing.
November 12, 2016 Local Author Day – Hillsborough Library 1-4 PM. 379 South Branch Rd, Hillsborough Municipal Complex, Hillsborough, NJ 08844. For more details and to register: Author Day
November 19, 2016 I’ll be signing THE GHOST CHRONICLES at the ITM Fashion Festival hosted by Inspiring Teens Magazine on Nov.19th from 1-10 PM at The Fuge in Warminster, PA! The Fashion Festival will feature businesses and organizations that have products and services geared to the teen market, as well as teen entrepreneurs. The event will also feature a VIP Party with teens who were featured in issues 1-6 of the magazine, a glossy collaboration of teens of all ages who work together to make big things happen. In addition, there will be interactive classes in subjects ranging from yoga to YouTube, a fashion show, and a dance party. This event is huge with over 700 attendees and any teen interested in fashion, modeling, photography and many other areas should be there! Tickets and additional info: Inspiring Teens Magazine And here’s an article from Patch: ITM Fashion Festival in the News
November 28, 2016 Bridgewater Library, 1 Vogt Dr, Bridgewater, NJ 08807 – 7-8 PM. “CONNECTING TEENS TO THE EXCITING WORLD OF PUBLISHING” This event is a must for any teen who dares call themselves an avid reader or fan of YA! Marlo will discuss how teens can discover the hottest new young adult books, receive content tailored specifically to their preferences, access exclusive excerpts and giveaways, and connect with their favorite authors online in a variety of new and exciting ways. Marlo will also discuss how teens can begin writing and sharing their own fan fiction, flash fiction, poetry and short stories. The door to the publishing world is more open to teens than ever before, Marlo will be here to help lead them through it! Marlo is so excited to speak with teens about something she is very passionate about – encouraging reading, writing and literacy among young adults. Registration for the event opens 11/14/16 and can be found here: Teen Workshop
December 3rd, 10th, 17th 2016 I’ll be signing THE GHOST CHRONICLES at the Angel of the Sea in Cape May, NJ during MAC’s Christmas Candlelight House Tours! Tickets for the tours can be purchased here: Christmas Candlelight House Tours
January 19th, 2017 I’ll be speaking about THE GHOST CHRONICLES with the Branchburg Women’s Club in Branchburg, NJ at 7:30PM. All the details are in this article: NJ.com Article about Marlo’s Event
May 1st – May 7th, 2017 I’ll be running around the RT Convention in Atlanta doing various authorly activities, including the YA Spooky Slumber Party on Tuesday from 9:30 to 11:00PM! Hope to see you there! Tickets and more info for RT here: RT Convention
July 25th, 2017 I’m going to be on an internet radio show from 5:00 to 6:30 PM. You can find more info about the show here: The Geri Petito Show
When the show starts at 5:00 you can simply go to the website and click at the top on Listen Live. I will also be posting direct links to the show on my website soon, but you can also listen by calling in to this number: 641-793-9469, or if you want to talk with us or offer words of encouragement during the broadcast you can call this number: 609-807-2492. I would love to hear from some fans during the broadcast!
September 23rd, 2017 Branchburg Country Fair – I’ll be selling and signing Books One and Two of THE GHOST CHRONICLES series! The Branchburg Country Fair brings thousands of families to White Oak Park each year for a day of community fun. Last year over 5,000 people attended. This day-long free event runs from 11 am until dusk and includes music, contests, food, crafts, activities, fireworks and much more. For more information: Branchburg Country Fair Hope to see you there!
To contact Marlo about scheduling a book signing, conference/author panel, or a visit/Skype session for your school, library, or book club (or for any other appearance), or if you’d like to join her Street Team, please fill out the form below and indicate the purpose of your email in the subject line. She’d love to hear from you!