Chicago Tribune Young Adult Literary Award winner: R.L. Stine

Saturday, June 11, 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

Harold Washington Library Center, Cindy Pritzker Auditorium

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Join international bestselling author of the Goosbumps series, R.L. Stine, as he’s presented with the Chicago Tribune Young Adult Literary Award and discusses his successful career of entertaining and scaring young readers.


R.L. Stine

R.L. Stine (@RL_Stine) is one of the bestselling children's authors in history. Goosebumps has more than 400 million books in print worldwide. Goosebumps, a feature film starring Jack Black was released in October 2015, and opened at #1 at the box office. R.L. Stine lives in New York City.


Heidi Stevens (Interviewer)

Heidi Stevens is a columnist at the Chicago Tribune, where she has worked since 1998. Her daily column, Balancing Act, tackles parenting, relationships, education, body image and gender bias and explores the ways they intersect with current events. Stevens lives in Chicago with her husband and their three children.

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R. Bruce Dold (Introducer)

Bruce Dold is the Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of the Chicago Tribune. He has served at the Tribune as a reporter, columnist and editorial page editor, and won the 1994 Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing.