YALLFest is almost here! Here’s a comprehensive schedule of all our Simon Teen activity this year. Don’t forget to follow us @SimonTeen on Twitter, on TikTok, and in our Instagram Stories for up-to-the minute news, behind the scenes fun, and content from our authors at YALLFest. See y’all soon!


Everything Happening With Simon Teen @ YALLFest 2023


Saturday, November 11

**Note: For all in-booth giveaways, tickets will be available one hour prior to the giveaway at the booth.


All Day

  • Come by the Simon Teen booth to enter our raffle for the chance to win deluxe promo items and signed books! 
  • Stop by the booth to pick up a wristband for the Book Crush with Simon Teen special event (while supplies last), snag some exclusive swag, and take photos in the Simon Teen-themed photo opportunity!
  • Check the @SimonTeen socials for fun content!
  • Pick up a ticket for an upcoming giveaway one hour prior to the listed giveaway time below!



  • Otherworldly ARC giveaway (Simon Teen booth)
  • We Have Always Been Here: Queer Historical YA with Rachael Lippincott (American Theater Ballroom)
  • Kids Rock, Writers Write, a Middle Grade Panel with Stuart Gibbs (American Theater Cinema)
  • Sweet Sweet Fantasy Baby: All Your Faves in One Place with Tracy Deonn (Charleston Museum)
  • Chloe Gong signing (Charleston Museum)
  • Matt Mendez signing (Blue Bicycle Books Tent)



  • The King of Dead Things ARC giveaway (Simon Teen booth)
  • The Who (Crafting Characters): Writers on Writing with Rachael Lippincott and Joelle Wellington(American Theater Ballroom)
  • Hope is a Thing with Feathers: Writing Lights in a Dark World with Matt Mendez (American Theater Cinema)



  • The No-Girlfriend Rule ARC giveaway (Simon Teen booth)
  • The Where (Crafting Setting): Writers on Writing with Laura Taylor Namey and Matt Mendez (American Theater Ballroom)
  • THE HORROR, THE HORROR with Angel Luis Colón (American Theater Cinema)
  • Middle Grade Family Feud with Stuart Gibbs (Charleston Museum)
  • Rachael Lippincott signing (Blue Bicycle Books Tent)
  • Tracy Deonn signing (Blue Bicycle Books Tent)



  • Where the Dark Stands Still ARC giveaway (Simon Teen Booth)
  • Sequels Schmequels: Stories Told Over Several Books with Laura Taylor Namey (Charleston Music Hall)
  • Joelle Wellington signing (Blue Bicycle Books Tent)
  • Angel Luis Colón signing (Blue Bicycle Books Tent)



  • Special Event: Book Crush with Simon Teen (Charleston Museum Courtyard)
  • The Eras Tour: Historical Fantasy with Chloe Gong (Charleston Museum)
  • Laura Taylor Namey signing (Charleston Museum)
  • Stuart Gibbs signing (American Theater Cinema)



  • Tender Beasts ARC giveaway (Simon Teen booth)
  • Thrills and Spills: YA Thrillers are HOT with Joelle Wellington (Charleston Museum)



  • Spooky Season: Witches, Vampires, Ghosts & More! with Angel Luis Colón (American Theater Ballroom)
  • Spotlight Panel on Megawatt YA Stars with Tracy Deonn and Chloe Gong (Charleston Music Hall)


Don’t forget to come say hi to us at the booth all day!