Scottish schools tour for YA author Non Pratt

Young Adult author Non Pratt is to visit 10 Scottish schools this autumn in a book tour organised by Scottish Book Trust and supported by investment organisation Scottish Friendly. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-14 17:17:47 UTC ]
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YA author John Young to cycle Scottish book tour

John Young, who is shortlisted for Scottish Book Trust’s Teenage Book Prize, is cycling around Scotland for the book tour of his novel Farewell Tour of a Terminal Optimist (Kelpies). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Libraries and schools need free author visits, so I set up YA Shot

Cuts to library funding in schools and community mean author visits are a luxury that only some can afford, that’s why author Alexia Casale founded the YA Shot festival and programme to partner libraries and schools for author visits – here’s how your library system can apply to be part of YA... Continue reading at The Guardian

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In ‘Hell of a Book,’ an author and his imaginary friend go on a book tour

Jason Mott’s novel starts out as a relatively straightforward story. Then reality and fantasy blur. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-08-13 12:00:00 UTC ]
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The Rise of Virtual Foreign Author Tours

The shift to virtual author events during the pandemic has prompted booksellers and publishers to put together events for overseas authors who would not traditionally tour the U.S. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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In-Person Author Tours Won't Be Back Anytime Soon

There are a number of big questions to be answered and logistics to be ironed out before authors hit the road again. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-04-18 01:13:11 UTC ]
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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

[ Book Riot | 2021-02-09 11:36:00 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-07 22:31:59 UTC ]
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'Ready Player Two' author is going on a virtual book tour in 'Roblox'

Real book tours aren’t practical during a pandemic, but the virtual kind might suit at least one author very nicely. Ernest Cline is showcasing his new novel Ready Player Two in a Roblox event, and it will appropriately include a treasure hunt. While... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-11-23 18:00:53 UTC ]
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Children's authors sign open letter protesting outcome of school meals vote

More than 200 children's authors and illustrators, including Malorie Blackman, Philip Pullman and Cressida Cowell, have signed a letter condemning the government’s vote rejecting the extension of its free school meal scheme over the holidays. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-26 00:51:58 UTC ]
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‘Solutions and Other Problems’ author Allie Brosh talks cats, depressions and the joys of Zoom book tours

Brosh’s long-awaited graphic memoir comes seven years after her bestseller, “Hyperbole and a Half.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-10-08 11:49:19 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-28 14:25:59 UTC ]
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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

[ Book Riot | 2020-09-10 10:38:02 UTC ]
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With book tours scrapped, authors are finding new ways to connect with their readers

Chris Bohjalian, Mary Kay Andrews and other novelists have turned to Zoom and Facebook Live to find their audience. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-08-19 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Pan Mac virtual author tour to support bookshops

Pan Mac authors will embark on a 10-day virtual tour of high street bookshops this month with writers including Kate Mosse, Ann Cleeves and Prue Leith focusing on stores that mean something to them personally. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-17 12:59:10 UTC ]
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YA Authors Move Online

Debut and veteran novelists dive into the world of digital events amid the pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How a rough Apartheid-era school spawned an award-winning YA novel

Malla Nunn's "When The Ground is Hard," winner of the 2019 Times Book Prize for young-adult literature, revisits South Africa's toughest years. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-04-17 15:25:14 UTC ]
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New Ottolenghi cookbook slated for September with author tour

Penguin Random House is publishing a new cookbook by Yotam Ottolenghi in September, written alongside Ixta Belfrage: Ottolenghi Flavour.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-26 00:45:48 UTC ]
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Publisher Of Controversial ‘American Dirt’ Cancels Author Tour Amid Security Concerns

The latest Oprah's Book Club pick by Jeanine Cummins, a white woman, has been widely criticized for stereotypical depictions of Mexicans and migration. Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2020-01-29 21:08:32 UTC ]
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