Jen currently has no scheduled in-person appearances.



June 20-23, 2019: Greensburg, PA
In Your Write Mind Workshop
Seton Hill University
I will be co-presenting a workshop titled Rediscover Your Writing Mojo with Rhonda Mason and Diana Botsford.

June 21-24, 2018: Greensburg, PA
In Your Write Mind Workshop
Seton Hill University
I will be co-presenting a workshop titled Mastering the Great Agent Hunt with Rhonda Mason.

June 22-25, 2017: Greensburg, PA
In Your Write Mind Workshop
Seton Hill University
I will be co-presenting a workshop titled Brainstorming with Rhonda Mason.

November 19-20, 2016
Bancroft Young Writers Conference: Worcester, MA
Two wonderful days of workshopping with local teen writers! I encourage local teens to check out their website for more information.

June 10-12, 2016: Barnes and Noble B-Fest Teen Book Festival
Friday, June 10: Barnes and Noble Portsmouth/Newington (NH), 6:00 p.m.
panel and signing with Erin Moulton, Adi Rule, and Lori Goldstein

Saturday, June 11: Barnes and Noble Framingham (MA), 1:00 p.m.
meet and greet with Lori Goldstein, Trisha Leaver, and Thomas Sniegoski

Saturday, June 11: Barnes and Noble Peabody (MA), 4:30 p.m.
panel and signing with Lori Goldstein and Trisha Leaver

Sunday, June 12: Barnes and Noble Saugus (MA), 11:00 a.m.
panel and signing with Jen Malone, Lori Goldstein, and Trisha Leaver

Sunday, June 12: Barnes and Noble Salem (NH), 2:00 p.m.
workshop with Lori Goldstein and Trisha Leaver

Sunday, June 12: Barnes and Noble Nashua (NH), 4:30 p.m.
panel and signing with Lori Goldstein and Trisha Leaver

February 20, 2016: Corpus Christi, TX
Teen Bookfest by the Bay
Panels and writing workshop. More details to come.

December 12, 2015: Haverhill, MA, 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Haverhill Public Library, Johnson Auditorium
Author panel and signing along with Laurie Faria Stolarz, Mackenzi Lee, Jen Malone, and Trisha Leaver.

November 19-22, 2015: Minneapolis, MN
NCTE Annual Convention
Saturday, 11/21, 11:00-12:15: Presentation with fellowClass of 2K15ers Holly Bodger, Virginia Boecker, Sona Charaipotra, MarcyKate Connolly, and Stacey Lee in a session titled “Six Debut Authors Talk About Teaching and Writing Works Like Theirs.” Followed by 1:00-1:30 signing at Simon & Schuster booth.

November 20, 2015: Minneapolis, MN
Addendum Books (venue address:Studio 204 B, 1330 Quincy St. NE, Minneapolis)
“I was a Teenage Writer.” Panel with Holly Bodger, Mackenzi Lee, Jackie Lea Sommers, and Sandra Waugh where we share actual snipppets of our teenage writing and talk about our writing process now.

October 9-10: Bar Harbor, ME, all day
Bar Harbor Kids Book Festival
Come on up October 9 and 10 to the amazing Maine island town of Bar Harbor for two full days of readings, activities, celebrations, workshops and panels. Saturday’s events will be open to all ages and will focus on writing, reading and illustrating.

October 3, 2015: Fairfax, VA, all day
Fall for the Book Festival
Sponsored by George Mason University and the City of Fairfax
Along with Heather Demetrios, Lori Goldstein, Kim Liggett, and Trisha Leaver, I will do a public panel presentation as well as some local middle school/high school writing workshops.

October 1, 2015: Alexandria, VA, 7 p.m.
Hooray for Books
“Otherworldly” panel along with Lori Goldstein, Trisha Leaver, and Martina Boone.

September 26, 2015: Cambridge, MA, 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Boston Teen Author Festival
Cambridge Public Library
I will participate in the introductory panel (10:30-11:30); a panel on relationships with other authors with Becky Albertalli, David Arnold, Sona Charaipotra, Dhonielle Clayton, Lori Goldstein, Trisha Leaver, and Adam Silvera (11:45-12:45); and the group book signing (3:30-4:30).

July 19, 2015: St. Louis, MO, 9 a.m.
International Literary Association Conference
America’s Center Convention Complex
Presentation with fellow Fearless Fifteeners Virginia Boecker, Stacey Lee, and Cindy Rodriguez in a session titled “New Voices in Children’s Literature: Using 2015 Releases in the Classroom.”

Friday, July 17, 2015: Cambridge, MA, 7 p.m.
The Tunnel Tour
Porter Square Books
In celebration of the release of her debut YA thriller, Tunnel Vision, Susan Adrian has hit the road with her Tunnel Tour, a panel event featuring Susan along with fellow YA (and one MG!) authors Jen Brooks (IN A WORLD JUST RIGHT), Annie Cardi (THE CHANCE YOU WON’T RETURN), MarcyKate Connolly (MONSTROUS), Trisha Leaver (THE SECRETS WE KEEP), AND Rachel Shane (ALICE IN WONDERLAND HIGH), moderated by YA debut author Mackenzie Lee. The panel will discuss their books and pull the curtains back on the debut publishing process.

July 16, 2015: Marstons Mills, MA, 6 p.m.
Wreck a Book PJ Story Time
Marstons Mills Public Library
Wear your PJs (authors, too!) and, along with a dozen local authors, dismantle copies of their books into crafts while the authors read from them (separate copies!). Books will be for sale and signing at the event and pizza will be provided.

July 16, 2015: Bourne, MA, 1-3 p.m.
YA author panel
Jonathan Bourne Public Library
A panel discussion and signing with a dozen local authors.

July 12, 2015: Keene, NH, 2 p.m.
YA author panel
Toadstool Bookstore, Keene
Teaming up with Lori Goldstein, Trisha Leaver, Hillary Monahan, and Lauren Roy for a panel discussion and signing.

June 25-28, 2015: Greensburg, PA
In Your Write Mind Workshop
Seton Hill University
I will be doing a presentation titled Publicity Ideas from the Field of Young Adult Literature. I will also be participating in the mega-huge book signing on the Friday night, open to the public.

June 20, 2015: Westborough, MA, 1-3 p.m.
Tatnuck Bookseller
Westborough Shopping Center
“Women of Letters” Author Meet and Greet with Lori Goldstein and Trisha Leaver.

June 13, 2015: South Hadley, MA, 4 p.m.
YA author panel
Odyssey Bookstore
With Lori Goldstein, Trisha Leaver, Erica Sussman, Diana Renn for an epic YA author panel.

June 5, 2015: Mountain View, CA, 7 p.m.
YA author panel
Books Inc., Mountain View
With fellow Freshman Fifteeners Virginia Boecker, Kelly Gilbert, Lee Kelly, and Stacey Lee for a panel discussion and signing.

May 30, 2015: Dedham, MA, 3 p.m.
YA author panel
Blue Bunny Bookstore
With Trisha Leaver, Lori Goldstein, Lee Kelly, Erica Sussman, and Diana Renn for a panel discussion and signing.

May 29, 2015: Concord, NH, 6:30 p.m.
YA author panel
Gibson’s Bookstore
With Trisha Leaver, Lori Goldstein, and Lee Kelly for a panel discussion and signing.

May 28, 2015: Brookline, MA, 7:00 p.m.
YA author panel
Brookline Public Library (in conjunction with The Children’s Book Shop)
With Trisha Leaver, Lori Goldstein, and Lee Kelly for a panel discussion and signing.

May 13, 2015: Montclair, NJ, 6:30
Teen writing workshop (advance sign-up) 6:30-7:30
YA author book chat and signing (open to all, no sign-up necessary) 7:30-8:15
Watchung Booksellers
Writing workshop for teens followed by book chat with Lori Goldstein and Lee Kelly.

May 11, 2015: Maplewood, NJ, 7:30 p.m.
YA author panel
[words] Bookstore
Panel discussion with Lori Goldstein and Lee Kelly about our first novels and our experiences meeting online and forming the Freshman Fifteens.

May 11, 2015: Millburn, NJ, 4-6 p.m.
Workshop for MS/HS writers from 4-5 (advance sign-up)
Panel discussion and signing from 5-6 (all are welcome, no sign-up necessary)
Millburn Free Public Library
With Lori Goldstein and Lee Kelly for a writing workshop, panel, and signing. The Millburn Free Public Library will be giving away 10 copies of each of our books!

May 10, 2015: New York, NY, 3-5 p.m.
YA fantasy panel
Books of Wonder
With Lori Goldstein, Lee Kelly, and Karen Bao for a panel discussion and signing.

May 8, 2015: Sandwich, MA, 6 p.m.
YA author panel
Sandwich Public Library
With Trisha Leaver, Lori Goldstein, and K.R. Conway for a panel discussion and signing.

May 7, 2015: Cambridge, MA, 7:00 p.m.
YA and MG Book Trivia Night
Cambridge Public Library Teen Room
Eight local authors associated with the Boston Teen Author Festival celebrate Children’s Book Week with a night of trivia. Compete against authors and win prizes! LOADS of prizes! No cover charge. Books for sale courtesy of Porter Square Books.

May 5, 2015: Nashua, NH 7:30 p.m.
Tyngsborough High School Book Fair
Barnes & Noble, Nashua
Presentation on the writing process and the professional publishing journey. This book fair is a day-long event with proceeds benefitting the Tyngsborough High School library. Please support this worthy event!

May 3, 2015: Hamilton, MA, 1:30-4 p.m.
In A World Just Right LAUNCH PARTY!
The Community House of Hamilton and Wenham
Reading, Q&A, book signing and more. Please join me to celebrate! All are welcome!

May 1, 2015: Boston, MA, 11:45 a.m.
Grub Street’s Muse and the Marketplace Literary Conference
Boston Park Plaza Hotel
Co-presenting an a la carte sesson with fellow Freshman Fifteener Kim Savage titled “Hey Kid, Can I Borrow That When You’re Done? What Blurred Lines Between YA and adult Readership Mean for the Writer.”

April 29, 2015: Weymouth, MA, 6:00 p.m.
YA Author Panel
Tufts Library (Weymouth Public Library Main Branch)
With Trisha Leaver, Lori Goldstein, and K.R. Conway for a panel discussion and signing.


7 Best YA Cry Reads if 2015 at Barnes at BNTeen blog

The FiveQuestions at Jonathan David Kranz

Interview at Hello Jenny Reviews

VOYA magazine’s best science fiction/fantasy/horror of the year

Interview at Comfort Books

Interview at Book Munchies

Interview at YA Interrobang

Interview including touring companions at Pandora’s Books

Interview includingtouring companions at Bookish Illuminations

Interview after Books of Wonder tour event at Dana Square

Interview at Supernatural Snark

Meet the Newbies: guest post on Romance Versus Love Story at Dana Square

Interview at The Sweet Sixteens

Interview at Adventures in YA Publishing

Interview at Coven Book Club

The Debut Dish at That Artsy Reader Girl

11 New Releases to Get Your Spring Reading On at The Reading Room

National Poetry Month: Celebrating Poets in a High School Classroom at Write All The Words!

10 Best Young Adult Books coming out inApril 2015 at PopCrush

Jonathan’s love letter to Kylie at Bewitched Bookworms

New cover reveal, again at IceyBooks

Interviewby author Jake Smith on his website

Interviewby YA author Jasmine Warga on the Freshman Fifteens’s site

In A World Just Rightfeatured on YA author Cindy Rodriguez’s blog

In A World Just Rightfeatured on YA author Kathryn Holmes’s blog

Cover reveal for In A World Just Right at IceyBooks.

(The sale!) Rights Report: Week of August 5, 2012 at Publisher’s Weekly

My spelling is Wobbly. It’s good spelling but it Wobbles, and the letters get in the wrong places.

— Winnie the Pooh