Penguin Random House is hosting a virtual convention on April 24, 2020– and you’re invited! Interact with some of our bestselling authors via our official platform partner, Reddit, and PRH social media platforms, and enter giveaways to win galleys and exclusive book swag.
When: Friday, April 24; 9:00 am – 7:00 pm ET
Where: All events will be listed on the PRH Virtual Con page, and follow #PRHVirtualCon, @PenguinRandom, @reddit, and redditblog.com
Who: PRH is partnering with Reddit for AMA (“Ask Me Anything”) and RPAN activations (Reddit Public Access Network) activations! Authors will participate in AMAs across several of Reddit’s book communities to answer questions, and will also read their work live on RPAN, Reddit’s livestreaming platform.
Lindsey Elias, Penguin Random House’s Director of Consumer Shows and Conventions, says, "We're thrilled to take the experience of being at a convention and translate certain aspects into virtual activities. We are excited to connect with our readers during this difficult time and provide them access to our authors and their books. We're looking forward to partnering with Reddit for Author AMAs and live readings throughout the day."
INTERACT WITH OUR AUTHORS ON REDDIT AND SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS
ASKNAOMI NOVIK (A Deadly Education), KIM HARRISON(American Demon), and ANDREA ROBERTSON(Forged in Fire and Stars), and many more (almost) ANYTHING in r/books, r/yalit, r/fantasy, and other Reddit communities…
….and watch CHRIS BOHJALIAN (The Red Lotus), MAX BARRY(Providence), CAMILLA LACKBERG (The Golden Cage), and othersgive live readings and host Q&As on Reddit’s livestreaming platform RPAN!
ON SOCIAL MEDIA…
Test your “geeks”-pertise on PRH’s Unbound Worlds’ Facebook community in GEEK GEEK REVOLUTION—a pop culture game show where authors including JIM BUTCHER(Dresden Files), EMILY ST. JOHN MANDEL(The Glass Hotel), LUCY KNISLEY (Stepping Stones), and LEV GROSSMAN (The Magicians) ask the questions, and you answer for the chance to win a prize! Follow authors including CHUCK WENDIG(The Wanderers), SAMANTHA IRBY(Wow, No Thank You), JOSH MALERMAN(Malorie) on their Twitter pages and #PRHExquisiteCorpse, as they create an entire story from scratch in EXQUISITE CORPSE
ENTER GIVEAWAYS FOR THE CHANCE TO WIN BOOKS AND EXCLUSIVE BOOK SWAG!
BOOK WIZARDS– enter to win a prize pack of some of 2020’s biggest titles! And take a quiz to discover which one is the perfect read for you
DRESDEN FILES 20th Anniversary giveaway– win a complete set of the Dresden Files series, including a galley of PEACE TALKS (Dresden Files #16)
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CHECK OUT OUR SCHEDULE FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF PARTICIPATING AUTHORS AND VIRTUAL EVENTS!