Seven YA authors collaborate on novel for MCB

Macmillan Children's Books has acquired a “unique collaborative novel” from seven UK Young Adult authors. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-23 00:00:00 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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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 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

[ World Literature Today | 2019-10-01 19:25:31 UTC ]
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Author Sophie Cameron Talks Her YA Novel LAST BUS TO EVERLAND

Sophie Cameron chats about LAST BUS TO EVERLAND, her new YA novel featuring magical realism and LGBTQ heroes, set in Scotland. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-07-15 10:31:25 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury signs US YA author Brigid Kemmerer

Bloomsbury has signed a global two-book deal with American YA author Brigid Kemmerer. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-24 21:35:35 UTC ]
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An Author Canceled Her Own YA Novel Over Accusations of Racism. But Is It Really Anti-Black?

On Wednesday, Amélie Wen Zhao, author of the upcoming YA fantasy novel Blood Heir, announced that she asked her publisher, Delacorte Press, “not to publish [the book] at this time.” Blood Heir was born from a Twitter pitching event for marginalized creators, and it secured Zhao both an agent... Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2019-02-01 00:00:00 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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YA authors of colour in decline, study shows

The number of authors of colour publishing YA books has declined since 2006, a new study has revealed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-31 00:00:00 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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Teenage author signs debut deal for 'powerful' YA

Penguin Random House Children’s has acquired the UK and Commonwealth rights to Full Disclosure, a “powerful” YA novel by 18-year-old debut author Camryn Garrett. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Bookstores Collaborate to Lure Touring Authors to Colorado

Five Colorado independent bookstores, including the Tattered Cover in Denver and the Bookworm in Edwards, are offering free accommodation and fun to lure more touring authors to the state. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Authors, Artists Collaborate To Honor Chanie Wenjack

The First Nations boy died at age 12 in 1966 after running away from a school where he was being abused. Now two authors have published books about Wenjack in collaboration with musicians, artists, and filmmakers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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YA author wins Edinburgh First Book Award

YA author Kathryn Evans has won the 2016 Edinburgh International Book Festival First Book Award for her début novel, More of Me (Usborne). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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YA author Amy Engel's adult debut to Hodder

Hodder and Stoughton has acquired a "boundary-pushing, darkly suspenseful" new thriller: The Roanoke Girls by Amy Engel. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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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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Authors and booktubers team up for YA anthology

Bloomsbury is partnering YA authors with booktubers (vloggers who talk about books on YouTube) for a new anthology. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-30 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

[ The Guardian | 2016-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Andersen signs debut YA author Julia Gray

Andersen Press has acquired a satirical YA novel about two boys and Norse gods by debut author Julia Gray. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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