Last month, I attended my first Midwinter ALA here in Philadelphia. I spent a lot of time talking with librarians, publishing professionals, writers, and of course, plenty of friends over the course of the conference, who happened to be librarians, publishing professionals, etc.
It was really thrilling to see so many of my friends doing so well. Some were signing books, others were starting new jobs… just a great time, really.
The whole event was made extra special by the fact that I did my first convention signing, dishing out plenty of signed copies of The Geek’s Guide to Dating to librarians at the Mutter Museum. I was joined by Charles Gilman (Lovecraft Middle School) and E.B. Hudspeth (The Resurrectionist).
Lots of photos below, but first, the books that got me psyched at ALAMW! Read more