The eighth annual NYC Teen Author Festival, organized by David Levithan with help from Gretchen Kolderup of New York Public Library, featured events throughout the week of March 15-23. Several authors participated, and shared photos from the event across social media. Below are just some of the highlights of the event celebrating everything YA.

Lee Kelly signing City of Savages at Books of Wonder.

From l., Scott Westerfeld, I.W. Gregorio, Gayle Forman, and Libba Bray.

From l., Nova Ren Suma, Gayle Forman, David Levithan, Scott Westerfeld, and Libba Bray.

Barnes & Noble Reader’s Theater and Signing. (From l.) Cathleen Bell, Kevin Emerson, Tanuja Desai Hidier, Scott Westerfeld, Heather Demetrios, Kathryn Holmes, Holly Black, and David Levithan.

The “What Is YA” Panel at the Mulberry Street branch of the NYPL. (From l.) David Levithan, Danielle Paige, Scott Westerfeld, Micol Ostow, Donna Freitas, Daniel Ehrenhaft, and Lev Grossman.

Signing books: (from l.) Jennifer Niven, Elizabeth Eulberg, and David Levithan.