Kat Cho

Past Events

May 29, 2021 – Asian Festival of Children’s Content (AFCC) 2021Why I Write About Diversity 

May 28, 2021 – AAPI Book Month – K-Pop in YA with Kat Cho, Axie Oh, Lyla Lee, Stephan Lee, Maurene Goo 

K-pop in Young Adult Books | 2021 AAPI Book Month

A BTS look at the Blood, Sweat, and Tears that goes into creating the DNA of a K-Pop Young Adult book. From the bright lights of the stage to the sweet bloom…

May 9, 2021 –  Imaginarium Book Festival  – Demystifying Fantasy Tropes with AJ Vrana, Angelique Archer, Ava Cuvay, Ayana Gray, Kat Cho, N.D. Jones, Shayne Leighton, and Starla Huchton

IBF 2021: Demystifying Fantasy Tropes

We begin every quest by venturing into familiar territory: those dreaded fantasy tropes. Or are they? From secret heirs to evil overlords-we’ve seen these tr…

Imaginarium Book Festival  – The Laws & Whims of Magic with Brigid Kemmerer, Elise Kova, Kat Cho, Kathrin Hutson, Lindsey Richardson, Shelby Mahurin, and Theresa Kay

IBF 2021: The Laws & Whims of Magic

What are the limitations of magic? Where does it come from? And how do you create a magic system that’s believable, both in reality and in a narrative? The t…

May 7, 2021 – 2021 AAPI Book Month: Reimagining Favorite Stories & Myths with Kat Cho, Axie Oh, Akshaya Raman, June Tan, Janella Angeles, Swati Teerdhala

Reimagining favorite stories and Myths through YA fantasy | 2021 AAPI Book Month

Going from loving a story as a young fan to re-imagining it in your own creative world, these authors are taking tales and turning them on their heads in new…

February 28, 2021 – Teen Author Boot Camp: Booktube and Teen Writing Panel with Mandi Lynn, Ben Reeves, Christine Riccio, Alexa Donne

Writing Tips from the pros! Booktube and Teen Writing Panel

Join Teen Author Boot Camp in a discussion about creative writing! From deep-diving into characters’ minds to using YouTube and social media for publishing b…

January 30, 2021 – DVCon: Community Building with the DVSquad with Meredith Ireland, Zeyn Joukhadar, N.G. Peltier, Ryan La Sala, justin a. reynolds

Community Building With the DVSquad

Writing is a solitary act, but publishing doesn’t need to be. #DVpit’s community was an organic grassroots effort. How did this community grow from nothing a…

October 21, 2020 – YA Trivia (in full cosplay) at Buffalo Street Books with Mara Fitzgerald, Janella Angeles, Katy Rose Pool, Amanda Foody

YA Trivia Night ft. Mara Fitzgerald with Janella Angeles, Kat Cho, Katy Rose Pool, & Amanda Foody!

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October 18, 2020 – Brick by Brick: World Building in YA with Tracy Deonn, CB Lee, Shveta Thakrar

October 11, 2020  – New York Comic Con – Penguin Teen Presents – When Fantasy Worldbuilding & the Real World Collide with Tochi Onyebuchi, Nnedi Okorafor, Kat Cho, Lora Beth Johnson

When Fantasy Worldbuilding & the Real World Collide | Penguin Teen Presents

Penguin Teen brings to life a fantasy world for every reader including reimagined Korean folklore, Afro-futurism, Africanjujuism and post-apocalyptic sci-fi….

September 7, 2020 – Arts & Crafts with YA Authors with Janella Angeles, Mara Fitzgerald, Amanda Foody, & Katy Rose Pool

Arts & Crafts with YA Authors | Authortube

Join me, Janella Angeles, Mara Fitzgerald, Amanda Foody, & Katy Rose Pool as we do some arts and crafts and talk about our upcoming books!🦊 Buy WICKED FOX b…

August 31, 2020 – “Food Lovers” Instagram Live with Amanda Foody

August 24, 2020 – “Self Care Tips” Instagram Live with Janella Angeles

August 21, 2020 –  “Pajama Sleepover” Instagram Live with Claribel A. Ortega

(I don’t have favorites, but this convo was so fun! See it in 2 parts: part 1 and part 2)

August 21, 2020PRH Book Your Summer Live: Binge-Worthy Series and How to Write Them with Amanda Joy, Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff, Kiersten White

Binge-Worthy Series and How to Write Them | Book Your Summer Live

Looking for your next favorite YA sci-fi/fantasy read? Look no further than this conversation with Kat Cho (Vicious Spirits), Amanda Joy (A River of Royal Bl…

August 18,2020 – Vicious Spirits Virtual Launch (with Books of Wonder) with Katy Rose Pool

May 30-31, 2020 – BookConline: Witches, Ghosts and Vampires, Oh My! Bringing Back Paranormal & Korean Young Adult Icons Panel (online)

May 8 – 31, 2020 AAPI Book Month Virtual Panel: The Asian Diaspora Experience  & Fandoms: Going from fan to interpreting a story & Mukbang + KDramas(online)

Fandoms: Going from Fan to Interpreting Story | AAPI Book Month Panel

Join authors as they talk about their favorite fandoms and how being fans has inspired their own writing!S. Jae-Jones is the New York Times Bestselling autho…

Mukbang + K-Dramas | AAPI Book Month Panel

Join Korean authors Axie Oh, Kat Cho, Maurene Goo, Ellen Oh and booktuber Monica Kim as they discuss K-dramas and how Korean pop culture has influenced their…

May 1, 2020Everywhere Book Fest  (online)

Team Tropes: YA Fantasy Edition #EverywhereBookFest

3 Teams, YA Tropes, No Hold Barred Debate! Authors will battle it out for their favorite YA fantasy tropes. YA fantasy authors Swati Teerdhala (THE ARCHER AT…

November 23, 2019 – Miami Book Fair (Miami, FL)

October 25, 2019 – Zurich Liest Lit Festival – Q&A + signing (Zurich, Switzerland)

Zürich Liest Lit Fest! | Zürich Travel Vlog + Author event vlog!

I was invited to go to Zürich, Switzerland to attend Zürich Liest Lit Festival & meet international readers! It was my first time in Switzerland so I also go…

October 12, 2019 – Texas Teen Book Festival (Southwestern University – Georgetown, TX)

October 3, 2019 – NYPL @ NYCC (New York, NY) – People of Color in Publishing Presents: Part of Your World-Building: It’s Our World. Just Add Monsters. And Ghosts. And Time Travelers

September 22, 2019 – Brooklyn Book Festival(Brooklyn, NY) – We Came to Slay

July 23rd, 2019 – RWA Day of YA (New York, NY)

July 13, 2019CleReads (Cleveland, Ohio)

June 28th, 2019 – Porter Square Books (Cambridge, MA) Debut Voices: Kat Cho, Isabel Sterling, & Claribel Ortega

June 25, 2019 – Books of Wonder (New York, NY) WICKED FOX LAUNCH!

Wicked Fox Launch | Book Launch from a Debut’s perspective

It’s been over a month since WICKED FOX came out, so I’m sorry I’m so late on this vlog! I wanted to share the day with everyone, but life and deadlines got …

June 22, 2019 – ALA Annual (Washington, DC) Writing Your Truth

Signing WICKED FOX at ALA Annual 2019! | Authorlife Vlog

I was so lucky that I got to go to this year’s American Library Association Annual Conference in Washington DC! I was on a great panel called “Writing your t…

June 8, 2019 – Bronx Book Festival Reclaiming SFF World with Justin Reynolds and Tochi Onyebuchi

May 10, 2019Porter Square Books “Debut Voices” DVPit event with Claribel Ortega, Justin Reynolds, Swati Teerdhala, and Jennifer Dugan

April 23, 2019 – Books of Wonder The Tiger at Midnight launch event with Swati Teerdhala

Sept 23, 2017Boston Teen Author Festival (Moderated: Family Portrait Panel)

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