This panel will explore why retellings of classic stories, myths, and fairy tales resonate with readers, focusing on incorporating themes from classic fairy tales and adapting them for contemporary readers. Panelists include New York Times best-selling author Danielle Paige (Mera: Tidebreaker and Dorothy Must Die); New York Times best-selling author Ian Doescher (William Shakespeare’s Star Wars® series); and Michele Ruiz Keil, a Latinx novelist and playwright with a focus on fairytale, divination, and archetype (All of Us with Wings).
ALA Unit/Subunit: ALA
Meeting Type: PopTop Stage
Cost: Included with full conference and exhibits only registration.