Maria will be at the following bookstores, conferences and conventions in 2014:

March 4, 2014 Book Event at Manheim Township Library. (595 Granite Run Drive, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 17601, 717-560-6441). Starting at 6:30 p.m.

March 22, 2014 Book Signing at Barnes & Noble. (300 Neshaminy Mall, Bensalem, Pennsylvania, 19020, 215-364-4235). I'll be there as part of their activities surrounding the release of the Divergent movie. 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

March 27, 2014 Presentation and Book Signing at the Independence Public Library. (805 1st Street East, Independence, IOWA, 50644, 319-334-2470). Starting at 6:30 p.m.

March 29, 2014 Book Signing at Barnes and Noble. (Northland Square SC, 333 Collins Road NE Bldg 1, Cedar Rapids, IOWA, 52402, 319-393-4800). 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. I plan to hang out in the cafe until 4:00 p.m. for those coming in from far away. If you can't reach me during those times, email me (maria AT mariavsnyder DOT com) and we'll work something out :).

April 17, 2014 Book Signing at Books of Wonder. (18 West 18th Street, New York, New York, 10011, 212-989-3270). 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. This is a group signing. I'll be signing with these other 5 fabulous YA authors: Kady Cross, The Girl with the Iron Touch, Amalie Howard, Waterfell, Michelle Madow, The Secret Diamond Sisters, Dawn Metcalf, Indelible, and Cara Lynn Schults, Spellbound series!

April 19, 2014 Participating in YA FEST. (Palmer Branch of the Easton Area Public Library, 1 Weller Place Easton, Pennsylvania, 18045). 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. There will be 50 YA and Middle-Grade authors attending and there will be panels, a used book sale, a raffle, and lots of fun stuff!

May 23-25, 2014 Participating in Balticon 48. (Hunt Valley Inn, 245 Shawan Road, Hunt Valley, Maryland 21031). Balticon has over 300 Hours of Multi-Track Programming featuring authors (Guest of Honor is Brandon Sanderson), publishers, editors, artists, scientists, musicians and other creative SF/Fantasy luminaries. Join over a thousand SF/Fantasy fans for the area's largest and longest running convention of its kind! Visit our huge art show, dealer's room, concerts, dances, gaming room, computer room and video room. Everything Science Fiction and Fantasy in one huge package.

June 27, 2014 Participating in the In Your Write Mind: Mega Super Big Explosive Book Signing at Seton Hill University. (McKenna Hall, Greensburg, Pennsylvania, 15601). 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Last year's event was a success with 48 authors and much revelry. This year's event looks to be just as big (with some special surprises in store)! Check back for more details.

August 8-9, 2014 Participating in YA Indie Fest. (Orlando, Florida). Currently I don't have many details about this event, but I wanted to give everyone notice that I'll be in Orlando, Florida that weekend :). I'll post details as soon as they're finialized.

September 20, 2014 Participating in the Chapter by Chapter Book Rave. (FunFuzion at New Roc City, 19 LeCount Place, New Rochelle, New York, 10801, 914-637-7575). An insane number of authors will be at this event (for a full list Click here). There will be a booksigning that is FREE and OPEN to the public (although you do need to reserve a ticket so they know how many books to order) from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Then there will be a bowling party from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. (tickets cost $40.00), and then an Adult/New Adult mingling party from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. (tickets cost $40.00).

October 17-18, 2014 Participating in the NJRW's Put Your Heart in a Book Conference. (Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel in Iselin, New Jersey, 08830). They are still working out the details. I'll post as soon as I have them.

Anyone interested in scheduling Maria for a writing workshop/presentation, a reading, or a signing (or for all three!) is welcome to contact Maria at

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