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March 14, 2015

LOCATION: Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Service Center
4805 Edgemoor Lane
Bethesda, Maryland 20814

Young Adult/New Adult Double Header with Guest Jennifer L. Armentrout

10:00am – 12:00pm Young Adult Panel Discussion
12:00pm – 1:30pm Lunch
1:30pm – 3:30pm New Adult Panel and Wrap-Up Discussion

The morning will feature a panel and discussion about Young Adult fiction with authors Jen Armentrout, Pintip Dunn, Kimberly MacCarron, Lea Nolan, and Diana Peterfreund, moderated by Denny S. Bryce. The afternoon session will include a panel about New Adult fiction with Jennifer, Diana, and Robin Covington, moderated by Danielle Meitiv (Joy Daniels). The program will finish with an open discussion about the similarities and differences between the two genres, with an emphasis on craft, audience, and marketing.

Jennifer L. Armentrout is a #1 New York Times and International Bestselling author. She is published with Spencer Hill Press, Entangled Teen and Brazen, Disney/Hyperion and Harlequin Teen. Her book Obsidian has been optioned for a major motion picture and her Covenant Series has been optioned for TV. Her young adult romantic suspense novel Don’t Look Back was a 2014 nominated Best in Young Adult Fiction by YALSA. She also writes Adult and New Adult contemporary and paranormal romance under the name J. Lynn. She is published by Entangled Brazen and HarperCollins.