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Jenn Northington

Director, Editorial Operations

Jenn Northington has worked in the publishing industry wearing various hats since 2004, including bookseller and events director, and is currently Director of Editorial Operations at Riot New Media Group. You can hear her on the SFF Yeah! podcast nerding out about sci-fi and fantasy. When she’s not working, she’s most likely gardening, running, or (obviously) reading. Find her on Tumblr at jennIRL and Instagram at iamjennIRL.

Calling all booknerds: If you register as a General Attendee for Book Riot Live before April 30, you’ll be entered to win a $500 Pre-Paid VISA card (open to US residents only)! (Full contest rules here.) But what exactly is Book Riot Live, you ask?

Are You Ready to Party? GifAin’t no party like a Book Riot party.

Book Riot Live is a two-day reader convention that will take place on November 7 and 8, which is juuuusssst close enough to the winter holidays that you could ask for tickets as an early present.

Dear Lord Santa gifAnd a ticket to Book Riot Live.

It takes place in Hell’s Kitchen, home of Daredevil

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And the Intrepid Museum, in which there is an ACTUAL SPACE SHUTTLE.

Enterprise Shuttle at Intrepid Museum

There will be a bunch of really awesome speakers (including these fine folks):

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Some of whom are already your favorite authors, so it will be like

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And some of whom you’ll be meeting for the first time.

Another! gifExcept with less cup smashing, probably. We hope.

You’ll get to meet your fellow Book Riot community members

Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake Hashtag gifNo but seriously, how will we hashtag IRL.

And meet some Book Riot staffers.

Amanda Flail

Rebecca Flail

Swapna flail

You’ll learn new things

The More You Know

And participate in bookish shenanigans


All with other people who love books as much as you do.

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If you’ve already registered for Book Riot Live, you’re automatically entered. If not, you’ve got ’til April 30th. Full contest rules here.

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See you in November!