Join Scholastic at BookExpo and BookCon Online

Mackenzie Cutruzzula  //  May 22, 2020

Join Scholastic at BookExpo and BookCon Online

Celebrate where your favorite stories come to life at BookExpo and BookCon Online! On May 26-29, tune into BookExpo Online, featuring authors, experts and peers sharing their great work and ideas. You can join BookCon on May 30 & 31 for a free virtual event where the book community can stay connected while social distancing. 

Check out how our Scholastic authors are participating: 

May 29, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

BookExpo Middle Grade Editor's Buzz

BookExpo proudly presents Editors' Buzz 2020 and shows off the books that readers and media will be buzzing about!!! Join this thrilling session and hear editors share their excitement and passion for six of the Fall's biggest potential breakout releases! Watch live here:

May 30, 2020, 11:00 AM - 11:40 AM

The New Age Of Heroes

From Wakanda to Numbani, these novels usher in a new wave of heroes. Meet the next generation of heroes from Marvel, Overwatch, and more as we welcome authors Preeti Chhibber, Nic Stone, Zoraida Cordova, and Nicky Drayden to BookCon 2020!

Watch live here:

May 30, 2020, 11:40 AM - 12:20 PM

We Need Diverse Kids Comics

Roxane Gay and co-writer Tracy Lynne Oliver join Mike Curato, Varian Johnson and illustrator Shannon Wright to discuss how race and gender influence their new works. These own stories star African-American characters and LGBTQIA+ young adults in graphic novels that reflect a diverse set of identities. Moderated by Alex Lu (The Beat) and sponsored by the CBC Graphic Novel Committee. Watch live at

Roxane Gay and Tracy Lynne Oliver (THE SACRIFICE OF DARKNESS)
Varian Johson and Shannon Wright (TWINS)
Mike Curato (FLAMER)

Alex Lu (The Beat)