More than 40 Authors to Appear in ABA Member Lounge at BookExpo

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Throughout BookExpo 2018, a stellar lineup of authors will be visiting the ABA Member Lounge (Booth 721 on the trade show floor) to chat with booksellers and sign galleys and finished books.

Author signings are scheduled as follows:

On Wednesday, May 30, from 2:00 to 2:45 p.m. (following the Celebration of Bookselling Lunch):

  • Gabriela Alemán, Poso Wells (City Lights Publishers)
  • Andrea Beaty, Ada Twist, Scientist (Abrams Books for Young Readers)
  • Michael Bornstein, Survivor’s Club: The True Story of a Very Young Prisoner of Auschwitz (Farrar, Straus and Giroux Books for Young Readers)
  • Pablo Cartaya, The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora (Viking Books for Young Readers)
  • Nicole Chung, All You Can Ever Know: A Memoir (Catapult)
  • Eric Fan, The Antlered Ship (Beach Lane Books)
  • Terry Fan, The Antlered Ship (Beach Lane Books)
  • Christopher Finan, Drunks: An American History (Beacon Press)
  • David Grann, Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI (Doubleday)
  • Nikki Grimes, One Last Word: Wisdom From the Harlem Renaissance (Bloomsbury USA Children’s)
  • Alan Gratz, Refugee (Scholastic Press)
  • Gabe Habash, Stephen Florida: A Novel (Coffee House Press)
  • Thyra Heder, Alfie (Harry N. Abrams)
  • Debbie Bornstein Holinstat, Survivor’s Club: The True Story of a Very Young Prisoner of Auschwitz (Farrar, Straus and Giroux Books for Young Readers)
  • Tiffany D. Jackson, Allegedly (Katherine Tegen Books)
  • A.J. Jacobs, It’s All Relative: Adventures Up and Down the World’s Family Tree (Simon & Schuster)
  • Adib Khorram, Darius the Great Is Not Okay (Dial Books)
  • Katie Kitamura, A Separation: A Novel (Riverhead Books)
  • David Levithan, Sam & Ilsa’s Last Hurrah (Knopf Books for Young Readers)
  • Carmen Maria Machado, Her Body and Other Parties: Stories (Graywolf Press)
  • Daniel Magariel, One of the Boys: A Novel (Scribner)
  • Rebecca Makkai, The Great Believers (Viking)
  • Holly M. McGhee, Come With Me (G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers)
  • Kadir Nelson, I Have a Dream (Schwartz & Wade)
  • Naomi Novik, Spinning Silver (Del Rey)
  • Jason Reynolds, For Every One (Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books)
  • Martin Riker, Samuel Johnson’s Eternal Return (Coffee House Press)
  • Laurie Gwen Shapiro, The Stowaway: A Young Man’s Extraordinary Adventure to Antarctica (Simon & Schuster)
  • Adam Silvera, They Both Die at the End (HarperTeen)
  • Jessie Sima, Harriet Gets Carried Away (Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers)
  • Lane Smith, A House That Once Was (Roaring Brook Press)
  • Nic Stone, Odd One Out (Crown Books for Young Readers)
  • Brendan Wenzel, Life (Beach Lane Books)

On Thursday, May 31, from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. (following the BookExpo Adult Authors Breakfast):

  • Barbara Kingsolver, Unsheltered (Harper)
  • Jill Lepore, These Truths: A History of the United States (W.W. Norton & Company)
  • Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman, The Greatest Love Story Ever Told (Dutton)
  • Tommy Orange, There There (Knopf)
  • Nicholas Sparks, Every Breath (Grand Central)

On Friday, June 1, from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. (following the BookExpo Children’s Authors Breakfast):

  • Viola Davis, Corduroy Takes a Bow (Viking Books for Young Readers)
  • Dave Eggers, What Can a Citizen Do? (Chronicle)
  • Meg Medina, Merci Suarez Changes Gears (Candlewick)
  • Yuyi Morales, Dreamers (Neal Porter Books)
  • Jacqueline Woodson, The Day You Begin (Nancy Paulsen Books)

BookExpo will be held May 30 to June 1 at the Javits Convention Center in New York City. Booksellers can register for free badges by providing their ABA member ID number during the registration process. More information about ABA’s programming at BookExpo can be found on