Entertainment Weekly: 'The Hate U Give' Author Interviews Arvin Ahmadi about Creating More Diverse Characters
NPR: A Puzzled Teen Seeks Answers and Finds Crosswords in Down and Across
NPR: Down and Across Is A Coming-Of-Age Story for Pressure-Driven Washington Teens
Mashable: Teen Angst Gets Real Gritty (and Real Nerdy) in New YA Novel Down and Across
Bustle: Down and Across by Arvin Ahmadi is the New YA Book to Read
Washington City Paper: In His Debut Novel, Author Arvin Ahmadi Writes a Love Letter to D.C.
Reviews in USA Today, The Washington Post, Christian Science Monitor, BuzzFeed, and more.
March 18, 23, & 25, 2018
NYC Teen Author Festival
March 24, 2018
American Crossword Puzzle Tournament
March 26, 2018
Reading with the Columbia Iranian Students Association
w/ special guest Mitra Jouhari
Lerner Hall @ Columbia University, 5 p.m.
March 27, 2018
Participating in Gayle Forman's launch for her new book,
I Have Lost My Way
Housing Works Bookstore, 7 p.m.
April 6, 2018
Texas Library Association Annual Conference
April 11, 2018
Children's Book World, 7 p.m.
April 20-21, 2018
North Texas Teen Book Festival
April 21-22, 2018
LA Times Festival of Books
April 28, 2018
Suffolk Book Festival
May 4-5, 2018
May 18, 2018
Bronx Book Festival
September 15, 2017
Brooklyn Book Festival
Panel: "Finding Your Voice: Authentic YA Lit"
September 23, 2017
Boston Teen Author Festival
February 6, 2018
McNally Jackson (NYC)
February 8, 2018
February 10, 2018
Trident Booksellers & Cafe (Boston)
March 10, 2018
Northern Virginia Teen Book Festival