Cinda Williams Chima


Cinda's Press Kit (Bio and Photos)

Upcoming Events and Appearances

Events for 2017 coming soon!

 


Past Events - 2016

Yallfest logo 50 or more people lined up outside to get books signed Yallfest Charleston SC
November 11-12, 2016
Various venues on King St, Charleston
Details www.yallfest.org

Left: The signing line st Yallfest

Buckeye Bookfair logo Cinda seated at her signing table Wooster, OH
Saturday, Nov 5, 2016 9:30-4 pm
Buckeye Book Fair
Fisher Auditorium
http://www.buckeyebookfair.com
World Fantasy Convention logo 3 authors seated at a table World Fantasy Conference
October 27-30, 2016
Hyatt Regency Hotel
Downtown Columbus, OH
http://worldfantasy2016.org/

Left: Mercedes Lackey, Cinda, and Jane Yolen

Northern KY Bookfest logo Cinda with a young man holding a Shadowcaster preprint Northern Ky Teen Book Fest
Saturday, Oct 22, 2016 11-5 PM
Lloyd Memorial High School
Erlanger, KY
http://www.kentonlibrary.org/teens/nk-ya-fest
Books by the Banks logo 4 female authors holding their books Books by the Banks Bookfest
Saturday, October 15, 2016, 10 am to 4 pm
Duke Energy Convention Center
Downtown Cincinnati, OH
http://booksbythebanks.org/

Left: Cinda, Lorie Langdon, Natalie Richards, and
Sarah J. Schmitt.

Baltimore BookFest logo Five authors seated at a table Baltimore Bookfest
September 23-25, 2016
Baltimore, MD Inner Harbor
I’ll be participating in programming on the Science Fiction & Fantasy stage.
http://www.baltimorebookfestival.com/

Left: Leah Cypess, Sarah Beth Durst, Cinda, Lois Metzger, and Rysa Walker from the panel on Memorable Female Characters.

DragonCon logo Three authors posing with cutouts of Harry Potter characters DragonCon
Atlanta, GA

Sep 2-5, 2016
DragonCon, details to follow
Dragoncon.org

Left: Mary Weber, Cinda, and Danika Stone from the Gender Roles in YA Lit panel.

GeekFest logo Cunda and two authors standing

Akron-Summit County Public Library
Geekfest 2016 Mini-Comicon
Saturday, August 6, 12-4 pm
Akron-Summit County Public Library
60 S High St, Akron OH 44326

Left: Mindy McGinnis, Cinda Chima, and Lisa Maxwell from the Writing the Unreal author panel


Pickerington, OH
Sat. Jun. 11, 2016, 10 am to 5 pm
Pickerington Teen Book Fest
Pickerington North High School
7800 Refugee Rd,
Pickerington, OH 43147


Jackson, OH
Friday, Jun 10, 6-8 pm
Author Appearance and Signing
Jackson City Library
21 Broadway St.
Jackson, OH 45640


Perry, OH
Tuesday, May 17, 2016, 8:30 am - 3 pm
YA Litcon 2016
Author panels, breakouts, autographing.
Perry High School
1 Success Blvd
Perry, OH 44081

Kent, OH
Six District Educational Compact
Reading and Writing Festival

Thursday, May 5, 2016
Kent State University Student Center
1075 Risman Dr, Kent, OH 44242


Flamecaster Tour - now complete

I will be traveling spring 2016 (April 5 onwards) for the launch of Flamecaster. I hope to see you at one of my stops, but if I miss your town you can always order signed copies of any of my books from The Learned Owl Bookshop or pre-order from many of the other bookstores I'll be visiting.


Cinda and friends at Anderson's Bookshop

Chicago Area
Thurs, April 28, 2016, 7:00 PM
Anderson's Bookshop Naperville
123 W Jefferson Ave,
Naperville, IL 60540
630-355-2665
Join me and other authors at this event!

Apr. 29-May 1, 2016
Wild, Wild Midwest Conference
Chicago Marriott Naperville
1801 N Naper Blvd
Naperville IL 60561
I’ll be teaching intensives and breakouts at this regional SCBWI conference.

Cinda at her signing table holding a copy of Flamecaster Bowling Green, KY
Fri. - Sat. April 22-23, 2016
Southern Kentucky Book Fest
Knicely Conference Center
2355 Nashville Road
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Friday, April 22
YA Panel at Children’s / Teen Day
Saturday, April 23
YA Fantasy Panel with CJ Redwine, Jennifer McGowan, Tracy Barrett, Bethan Griffin, Carey Corp, & Lorie Langdon

Shaker Heights, OH
Tuesday, April 19, 6:30-8:30 pm
Loganberry Books, 13015 Larchmere Blvd., Shaker Hts. OH 44120
Mirrors and Windows: Writing for Kids and Teens
Writing Workshop with Tricia Springstubb and Cinda Chima
Register: http://www.litcleveland.org/mirrors-and-windows-writing-for-kids-and-teens.html
Tricia has a workshop on April 12, I’ll be co-teaching on the 19th.
Cinda signing books for a long line of fans.
My signing line at the book fair
Las Vegas, NV
RT Booklovers Convention
Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino
3700 W Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89103
Wedsday, April 13, 2016
Author Meet, Greet, and Signing
Barnes & Noble Northwest, 6-7 pm
2191 N. Rainbow Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89108

Thursday, April 14, 2016
You’re Never Too Old for YA Panel
11:15 am - 12:15 pm Amazon F

Saturday, April 16, 2016
Giant Book Fair (650 authors)
10:30 am - 2 pm Pavilion Ballroom

YA Family Feud
4 - 4:45 pm Palma A

Teen Day Party sponsored by EpicReads
6:00 - 7:30 Brasilia 4


Flamecaster on the Teen Bestseller list Cinda with fans in Phoenix Phoenix, AZ
Monday, April 11th, 7:00 pm
Barnes & Noble #2039
21001 N. Tatum Blvd.
Phoenix, AZ 85050
480- 538-8520

Cinda on The Morning Brew TV show in Albuquerque Cinda with 7th Graders at Albuquerque academy Albuquerque, NM
Tuesday, April 12, 6 pm
Bookworks
4022 Rio Grande Blvd. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
505-344-8139

Cinda with a crowd of fans at the Mysterious Galaxy San Diego, CA
Saturday, April 9th, 4:00 pm
Mysterious Galaxy
Please note corrected address!
5943 Balboa Ave
Suite 100
San Diego, CA 92111
858-268-4747

Crowd of people at King's English ookstore Salt Lake City, UT
Friday, April 8th, 7:00 pm
King’s English
1511 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84105

Many copies of Flamecaster on the store shelves Cinda with 12 fans Littleton, CO
Thursday, April 7th, 6:00 pm
Tattered Cover, Aspen Grove
7301 S. Santa Fe Dr.
Littleton, CO 80120
303-470-7050

Cinda with newhew Nick Chima at Books & Co. Dayton, OH
Wednesday, April 6th, 7:00 pm
Books & Co
The Greene Shopping Center
4453 Walnut Street
Dayton, OH 45440
937-429-2169

Cinda and Kate, the owner of the Learned Owl Hudson, OH
Tuesday, April 5th, 5:00 pm
I always launch my new books at The Learned Owl Bookshop in Hudson, OH.
204 N. Main Street
Hudson, OH 44236
330-653-2252
Cinda and a young woman Cinda and a young man

5 students with a sign that says Welcom Cinda Williams Chima Cinda with a lot of students in the gym
Columbus, OH, Tuesday Feb 23, 2016, St. Timothy’s School