The info has been posted for the upcoming January 9, 2010 YAllapalooza Festival at Changing Hands Bookstore, 6428 S McClintock Drive, Tempe, Arizona 85283, which begins at 4:00.
This sounds like a great reason for a party. From the Changing Hands website:
YAllapalooza 2010, a literary musical extravaganza featuring live bands, pizza, games, prizes, and a chance to mix and mingle with your favorite YA authors and get books signed! We’ll have a live game show that tests contestants’ knowledge of young adult and middle grade literature with games GUARANTEED to amaze and amuse. Los Angeles authors include Cecil Castellucci, Carol Snow, Blake Nelson, Andrew Smith, Mark London Williams, and Amy Goldman Koss. Arizona authors include Janette Rallison, James A. Owen, Angela Morrison, Janni Lee Simner, Tom Leveen, Tony Carrillo, Aprilynne Pike, and Jon Lewis. Bands to be announced.
You may know there's a big tie-in to Arizona in my latest, in the path of falling objects, and I have lots of friends and family there, so I am looking forward to seeing everyone.