BookCon 2016: YA Authors Take Center Stage at Literary Fan Fest

YA authors who were most feted at the annual mashup of literature and popular culture, which took place in Chicago on May 14. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2019: Mixed Reviews for This Year's Literary Fan Fest

This year's BookCon literary fan fest drew mixed reviews from attendees, some of whom felt that publishers focused more on merchandising rather than on providing booklovers with an experience or giving them free swag. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2018: YA Authors and a Former President Draw Fans to Javits

BookCon 2018 drew about 20,000 booklovers to the Javits Center this past weekend. While many attendees were there to see their favorite bestselling YA authors, others wanted to meet a debut novelist named Bill Clinton. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AWP 2016: Discussions of Diversity and Inclusivity in Literary Communities Take Center Stage

Calls for increased diversity and inclusivity were the focus of poet Claudia Rankine's AWP keynote presentation as well as many panels and conversations throughout the conference. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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YA Author Margarita Engle to Speak at Neustadt LIT Fest

News and Events WLT Margarita Engle will deliver the keynote address for the Neustadt Lit Fest at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, in the Reynolds Performing Arts Center, 560 Parrington Oval, on the University of Oklahoma Norman campus. The event is free and... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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WI13: Children's and YA Take Center Stage at Winter Institute

Children’s books were more integral than ever at ABA's record-breaking gathering in Memphis, which drew 1,000 book people. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2016: Reeling In Readers: Three YA Authors Tell How It’s Done

If there’s one characteristic that fans of Sarah Maas’s Throne of Glass series, Victoria Aveyard’s Red Queen series, and Laini Taylor’s Daughter of Smoke & Bone series share, it’s this: they can’t read each installment fast enough. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: It’s Show Time! Kids’ Events on Author Stages: Act II

Children’s authors will be front and center on the Uptown Stage today, when back-to-back kids’ programming takes place. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Winter Institute 2016: Children's Authors, Presses, Books Share the Stage

While the focus was primarily on the offerings for adult readers among the 625 booksellers attending this year's Winter Institute, children's publishers and authors also took their turns in the limelight at the annual gathering of publishers' reps, authors, and booksellers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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At 10th Brooklyn Book Festival, Authors and Fans Share Literary Love

A sunny, blustery day gave Brooklyn a chance to show off its literary chops, with A-list panelists and celebs discussing the writing life and craft. The post At 10th Brooklyn Book Festival, Authors and Fans Share Literary Love appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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San Diego Comic-Con: Children's, YA Take Center Stage

Scholastic celebrated 10 years of its Graphix kids' comics imprint, bestselling author Raina Telgemeier announced a new book, and Rep. John Lewis led a reenactment of his 1965 march in Selma, Ala. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookCon 2015: YA Authors: We’re All Hungry for Diversity

As anyone knows who’s read anything by the five authors on today’s diversity panel, none has ever shied away from controversy. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tasmanian author Amanda Lohrey wins prestigious Miles Franklin Literary Award for The Labyrinth

Amanda Lohrey's novel about a woman who isolates herself yet finds connection has won the 2021 Miles Franklin Literary Award. Continue reading at The Conversation

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Female-centered historical novels are dogged by questions of accuracy. Hence the author’s note.

Resistance to books that cast heroines with agency and hidden talents has declined, but only after a hard-fought battle. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Finding 'value in the valley': YA authors at a Festival panel on Black life and self-love

At a Times Book Festival panel on Black YA fiction, Dean Atta, Morgan Parker, Yusef Salaam and Ibi Zoboi discussed stories of teens making it through. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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6 Caribbean Children’s and YA Book Authors

Get to know the works of some of the best Caribbean authors writing classic and contemporary books for young readers. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Barcelona’s Pontas Literary Agency Opens a Mentoring Prize for Authors

The new award comes with £1,000 and is geared to writers from 'Black, ethnic minority, LGBTQ+, and working-class backgrounds.' The post Barcelona’s Pontas Literary Agency Opens a Mentoring Prize for Authors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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YA author James launches The Climate Fiction Writers League

Author Lauren James has established The Climate Fiction Writers League, a group of over 50 international published authors writing about climate change.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Authors of colour made up 19.6% of YA writers in 2019

Authors of colour made up 19.6% of Young Adult writers published in 2019, a huge leap on previous years, according to new research. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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8 Transgender YA Books Written by Trans and Nonbinary Authors

These YA books with trans protagonists by trans and non-binary authors range from contemporary to speculative fiction, including titles like When the Moon Was Ours by Anna-Marie McLemore. Continue reading at Book Riot

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