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Welcome to the schedule for BBF 2016! Please note that with the exception of the following sessions (Life without Envy, The Art of Perspective, Writing with Risk, Sound Advice, and Lore), absolutely every session at the BBF is free, and no tickets or preregistration are required. Thanks, and enjoy your day!
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Jennifer Niven

Jennifer Niven is a New York Times and Internationally bestselling author of eight books, including All the Bright Places, which was nominated for the Carnegie Medal, won the Goodreads 2015 Choice Award for best young fiction, and was named best book of the year by publications including TIME magazine, NPR, and Publishers Weekly. She is also the founder and publisher of Germ, a web-based magazine for teens. Holding Up the Universe is her second novel for young adults, which Library Journal calls a “thoughtful exploration of identity and self-acceptance” in a starred review.


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