Author Events

Author events are a must-do at PLA Conference. Join your fellow book lovers to hear from award-winning authors, enjoy a good meal, and get your books signed! Each author event requires a separate registration.

Network and socialize with your colleagues over lunch, while hearing from some of your favorite award-winning authors. And stay tuned for the announcement of who will be joining us for lunch Friday, February 28.

Author Lunch with Seth Owen & Meredith TalusanAuthor Lunch with Seth Owen & Meredith Talusan
Thursday, February 27, 12:30 PM–1:45 PM

Join us for Thursday’s Author Lunch with LGBTQ+ activist, speaker, nonprofit executive, and student at Georgetown University, Seth Owen; and award-winning author, journalist, and contributing editor for Condé Nast's LGBTQ+ digital platform, them., Meredith Talusan. More…
Ticket cost: $60

Thursday, February 27, 6:30 PM–8:30 PM

Join us for an evening of engaging authors, popular audio voices, and delicious food, which has become a favorite among past PLA Conference attendees. More…
Ticket cost: $80

Thursday, February 27, 7:00 AM–8:00 AM

Start your day with a free breakfast and renowned children’s authors Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver, Rebecca Stead, Lisa Moore Ramée, and Minh Lê. More…
This author event is SOLD OUT.