I just checked out the Texas Library Association Conference--2006 sessions:
- Anthony Horowitz of Alex Rider fame is presenting on Tuesday!
- Paper artist and picture book author, Denise Fleming
- Caroline Cooney (Code Orange and everything else)
- Garth Nix (I swear, I WILL read Sabriel before April)
- Adventure writer, Will Hobbs
- K. M. Grant (Picked up Blood Red Horse as an ARC last year and really liked it. Have not seen the sequel, Green Jasper yet.)
- Rosemary Wells
- Brian Pinkney
- Susan Cooper (Oh my goodness!)
- Mike Thaler (...from the Black Lagoon)
- Rick Riordan
- Janet Stevens and Susan Stevens Crummel (hilarious sister team)
- Diane Mott Davidson (culinary mysteries, grown-up books)
- and lots of others...
Celebs appearing include:
- Rhea Perlman (new children's author)
- Julie Andrews (Dame Julie)
- Marlee Matlin
Looks like I will NOT be subbing that week in April.
See you at the conference!