BookCon, the place where storytelling and pop culture collide, is returning to the Javits Center in New York City on June 1 & 2, 2019. Produced by ReedPOP, the world's leading producer of pop culture events, the groundbreaking consumer book event offers fans access to Panels, Screenings, Author Q&As, Autographing sessions and more featuring bestselling authors and A-list Hollywood talent. Tickets are on sale now at http://www.thebookcon.com/Tickets/.
The initial Guest list for BookCon 2019 includes poet and National Book Award winner Elizabeth Acevedo (The Poet X, With the Fire on High), director of fashion partnerships at Instagram and children's book author Eva Chen (Juno Valentine and the Magical Shoes) and bestselling author Rainbow Rowell with illustrator Faith Erin Hicks, who will preview their upcoming graphic novel Pumpkinheads. Young Adult powerhouses Cassandra Clare (The Mortal Instruments), Marie Lu (Legend trilogy), Marissa Meyer (The Lunar Chronicles), Victoria Aveyard (Red Queen, War Storm) and Sandhya Menon (When Dimple Met Rishi, There's Something about Sweetie) have also joined the lineup. Hundreds of authors representing all genres will be announced over the next few months.
BookCon is the consumer extension of BookExpo, North America’s largest gathering of book industry professionals from around the globe. It is the ultimate fan event where storytelling is celebrated in all its forms – offering fans unprecedented access to authors, publishers, celebrities and creators of content that influences everything we read, hear and see. Previous BookCon guests have included John Green, Jenny Han, Mindy Kaling, Abbi Jacobsen, Bill Clinton, Margaret Atwood and Brie Larson, in addition to hundreds of Exhibitors.
Tickets for BookCon are available now at TheBookCon.com. Additional exciting details about BookCon Exhibitors, Guests and sponsors will be revealed in the coming weeks. For more information and to purchase Tickets, please visit TheBookCon.com or BookCon’s social media pages (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram).