May
30
3:30 PM15:30

NEW YORK CITY * BOOKEXPO

3:30-4:30 PM ‘PUMPKINHEADS’ SAMPLER SIGNING
WITH FAITH ERIN HICKS
Main Autographing Area, Table 1

Faith and I will be signing samplers of our upcoming graphic novel, Pumpkinheads. We’ll also be giving out BookExpo/BookCon-exclusive prints. (They’re super cute.)

Tickets will be available on Saturday, May 11, 2019 (and on Friday, May 10, for VIP badge holders).  Details here.

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May
31
1:00 PM13:00

NEW YORK CITY * BOOKEXPO

1-2 PM ‘WAYWARD SON’ POSTER SIGNING
Macmillan Booth #1544/45
I’ll be signing Wayward Son posters — plus one book you bring yourself. (If the line isn’t crazy, I’ll sign more than one book.)

Free tickets available at Macmillan Booth 1544/45 starting at 9 a.m. on Friday, May 31, while supplies last. Ticket includes one Wayward Son poster and place in the signing line. One ticket per person.

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Jun
1
11:45 AM11:45

NEW YORK CITY * BOOKCON

11:45 AM-12:30 PM “LET’S TALK ABOUT SIMON SNOW”
Wayward Son conversation with Kat O’Keefe

1E14
Come talk Simon and Baz (and all things books and comics) with Kat O’Keefe and me. Seating is first-come, first-in — and free to anyone with a BookCon badge for this day. Details here

1:45-2:30 PM PANEL: “MUST READ GRAPHIC YA NOVELS”
1E14
With my Pumpkinheads collaborator Faith Erin Hicks, plus Marissa Meyer, Jen Wang, Mariko Tamaki, and Colleen AF Venable. All panels are first-come, first-seated — and free to anyone with a BookCon badge for this day. Details here.

3-4:30 PM “EVERYTHING RAINBOW!” SIGNING PARTY
Macmillan Meeting Room: MR1457
Ahhhh! This is going to be so much fun! It’s a party celebrating both books I’ve got coming out this year, Pumpkinheads and Wayward Son. We’ll have snacks, souvenirs, ADORABLE photo ops — and of course, I’ll sign your books.

We’re giving everyone at the party a Wayward Son poster, a Pumpkinheads sampler, and a BookExpo/BookCon-exclusive Pumpkinheads art print.

I’ll sign the first two things, plus three additional books you bring. (You can bring books from home, or there will also be books on sale at BookCon.) I’ll personalize three things, total. If there’s time, I’ll personalize everything.

Tickets will be available at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 1, at the Macmillan Booth, with purchase of one of my backlist titles or pre-order of Wayward Son or Pumpkinheads. TICKETS ARE LIMITED. DON’T MISS OUT!

 

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Oct
29
7:30 PM19:30

SYRACUSE, NY * ROSAMOND GIFFORD LECTURE SERIES

I’ll be at the Crouse Hinds Theater, Civic Center at Oncenter, 7:30 p.m., October 29th as part of the Rosamond Gifford Lecture Series, presented by Friends of the Central Library. http://www.foclsyracuse.org/events-calendar/

For student and group rate tickets Contact the Solvay Bank Box Office at The Oncenter at 315.435.2121. 

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Jun
3
10:30 AM10:30

NEW YORK CITY * BOOKCON

10:30AM-12:00PM TICKET SIGNING
Autographing Area
SOLD OUT. All signings that take place in the BookCon Autographing Area will be digitally ticketed before the show. Details here

12:30PM-1:15PM MARVEL: FROM PROSE TO PANELS
Main Stage
Join Charles Soule (Daredevil, Hunt for Wolverine) and me -- and probably some exciting surprise guests -- as we talk about writing comics and novels. Details here.

 

 

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Oct
5
to Oct 8

NEW YORK CITY * NEW YORK COMIC CON

Hey, New York, I’m coming to New York Comic Con! Come say hello! Both panels require a NYCC pass. The event at Hudson Mercantile does not; it requires a separate ticket available at rainbowrowell.com/events — and includes a signed book! 

THURSDAY 10/5

2:45PM Marvel Legacy: Next Big Thing
Room IA21

More details here. 

4:00PM Marvel In-Booth Signing
Booth #1354

I’ll sign whatever people bring. But I may have to limit signing to TWO items if the line is long. I have only 45 minutes here, and it’s first come, first serve. 

SATURDAY 10/7

1PM Characters, Comics & Carrying On: A Conversation with Rainbow Rowell
Hudson Mercantile

This is a separate ticketed event from NYCC. A ticket to New York Comic Con is NOT required for this event. Tickets for my talk and signing here. The ticket prices include a book.

SUNDAY 10/8

2:45PM Women of Marvel
Room 1A06

More details here. 

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Jul
20
to Jul 23

SAN DIEGO * COMIC-CON

You must have a Comic-Con badge to attend any of these events.

THURSDAY 7/20

6PM Superhero Family Feud
Horton Grand Theater

I'll be feuding with Margaret Stohl, Jason Reynolds, Cecil Castellucci, Shannon and Dean Hale, Ryan North, Nick Lowe, and other special guests. More details here. 

This is ticketed! Tickets are free, but you will have to go to the Sails Pavillon at 9AM. Any leftover and standby tickets will be available at the Horton Grand box office. More details here.

SATURDAY 7/22

12PM Ticketed Signing
Sails Pavillon

This is ticketed! 75 tickets will be distributed on the morning of the signing -- starting at 7:30am. Tickets will be first-come, first-served at the ‘Limited Signings Line’ in the Sails Pavilion. 

4PM Marvel: Cup O' Joe
Room 25ABC

You can ask Marvel's chief creative officer, Joe Quesada, about anything and everything Marve! I will be on the panel with Sana Amanat, Ryan North, and my Runaways teammates, editor Nick Lowe and artist Kris Anka. More details here.

SATURDAY 7/23

12:30PM Women of Marvel
Room 6DE

More details here.

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Jun
3
10:00 AM10:00

NEW YORK CITY * BOOKCON

12:15-1:15 p.m. Carrying On with Rainbow Rowell 
Room 1E14
I'll be in conversation with novelist/bookseller/cool lady Emma Straub! It will be very fun, I promise, and as a bonus, everyone who comes to this event gets a free poster of the stunning Carry On paperback cover, with art by Kevin Wada! Details here. 

1:30-3:30 p.m. TICKETED SIGNING -- SOLD OUT
This signing is sold out, sorry. 

4:30-5:30 p.m. TICKETED SIGNING
Macmillan Meeting Room (Room 3103)
This is a limited signing; 100 tickets will be available -- first come, first serve -- at 10 a.m. at the Macmillan booth (booth 3008-3009). A book purchase is required. You'll have to buy a Carry On paperback when you get your ticket. If you want one of these tickets, you should probably hustle Saturday morning!

SIGNED BOOKS FOR SALE
If you can't make it to a signing, signed books will be for sale in the Macmillan booth (booth 3008-3009) throughout BookCon.

 

 

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Aug
28
to Aug 30

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA * MELBOURNE WRITERS FESTIVAL

I'm coming to Australia for the Melbourne Writers Festival! All my sessions are located here and you can buy tickets at the link.

There will be signings in Federation Square immediately after each of my Festival events. You can come to the signings even if you don't have tickets to the events themselves. 

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Apr
29
to Apr 30

SANTA MONICA * YALLWEST

CALIFORNIA, HERE I COME! I'm going to YALLWest, a young adult book festival in Santa Monica. I'll be there for Fierce Friday (unfortunately, SOLD OUT) but you can see me on Saturday! Here are the details: 

10AM: Keynote! Get tickets for my keynote here

12PM: Ticketed signing! Wristbands will be handed out in line for my keynote. If you do not have a keynote ticket, you can still get in line just to get a signing wristband.  Details here.

3PM: FEMSHIP, BROMANCE, AND PLATONOMY panel. Details here. 

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