Angie Thomas

Author
Participates in 9 items
Angie Thomas was born, raised, and still resides in Jackson, Mississippi as indicated by her accent. She is a former teen rapper whose greatest accomplishment was an article about her in Right-On Magazine with a picture included. She holds a BFA in Creative Writing from Belhaven University and an unofficial degree in Hip Hop. She can also still rap if needed. She is an inaugural winner of the Walter Dean Myers Grant 2015, awarded by We Need Diverse Books. Her award-winning, acclaimed debut novel, The Hate U Give, is a #1 New York Times bestseller and major motion picture from Fox 2000, starring Amandla Stenberg and directed by George Tillman, Jr. Her second novel, On the Come Up, is on sale now.

Sessions in which Angie Thomas participates

Friday 9 August, 2019

Time Zone: (GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
11:30 AM
11:30 AM
Adaptations: Watching Your Story Come to Life On Screen
1 hour, 11:30 AM CDT - 12:30 PM CDT

Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center - MainStage (Exhibit Hall E)

Discussion

Maureen Johnson, Says Who (Participant)

Proma Khosla, Mashable (Moderator)

Becky Albertalli (Participant)

Angie Thomas (Participant)

Julie Murphy (Participant)

12:45 PM
12:45 PM
Angie Thomas Autograph — Friday A
30 minutes, 12:45 PM CDT - 1:15 PM CDT

Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center - Pigwidgeon Autograph Area

Autograph Session

Angie Thomas (Other Participant)

3:15 PM
3:15 PM
How Harry Potter Influenced Us
1 hour, 3:15 PM CDT - 4:15 PM CDT

Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center - Owl Room (D171/173)

Panel

Melissa Anelli, Mischief Management (Moderator)

Becky Albertalli (Participant)

Angie Thomas (Participant)

Nic Stone (Participant)

Julie Murphy (Participant)

Saturday 10 August, 2019

Time Zone: (GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
10:15 AM
10:15 AM
Trauma and Healing in YA
1 hour, 10:15 AM CDT - 11:15 AM CDT

Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center - Occamy Room (D170/172)

Panel

Gwendolyn Boniface, Mischief Management (Moderator)

Angie Thomas (Participant)

Nic Stone (Participant)

Mark Oshiro, Anger is a Gift (Participant)

Mackenzi Lee (Participant)

12:45 PM
12:45 PM
The Truth About Publishing: Author AMA
1 hour, 12:45 PM CDT - 1:45 PM CDT

Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center - Occamy Room (D170/172)

Q&A Session

Maureen Johnson, Says Who (Moderator)

Becky Albertalli (Participant)

Nic Stone (Participant)

Angie Thomas (Participant)

Hafsah Faizal (Participant)

Mackenzi Lee (Participant)

3:15 PM
3:15 PM
The Importance and Challenges of #OwnVoices
1 hour, 3:15 PM CDT - 4:15 PM CDT

Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center - Occamy Room (D170/172)

Panel

Proma Khosla, Mashable (Moderator)

Hafsah Faizal (Participant)

Angie Thomas (Participant)

Nic Stone (Participant)

Mark Oshiro, Anger is a Gift (Participant)

4:30 PM
4:30 PM
Angie Thomas Autograph — Saturday A
30 minutes, 4:30 PM CDT - 5:00 PM CDT

Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center - Hedwig Autograph Area

Autograph Session

Angie Thomas (Other Participant)

Sunday 11 August, 2019

Time Zone: (GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
11:30 AM
11:30 AM
Friendship in YA
1 hour, 11:30 AM CDT - 12:30 PM CDT

Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center - Occamy Room (D170/172)

Panel

Mark Oshiro, Anger is a Gift (Moderator)

Justin A. Reynolds (Participant)

Mackenzi Lee (Participant)

Angie Thomas (Participant)

2:00 PM
2:00 PM
Angie Thomas Autograph — Sunday A
30 minutes, 2:00 PM CDT - 2:30 PM CDT

Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center - Hedwig Autograph Area

Autograph Session

Angie Thomas (Other Participant)