YALC proves a hit with trade and teens

YALC proves a hit with trade and teens

Authors, booksellers and publishers have praised this year’s Young Adult Literature Convention (YALC), organised by Book Trust, highlighting the “buzzing” atmosphere.

Now in its second year, YALC took place over three days last week (17th–19th July) at London Olympia. Events included author signings, panel talks, agent events and workshops. Several children’s publishers—including Penguin Random House Children’s, Hot Key Books, Walker Books, David Fickling and Little Tiger—had stands at the event.

Harriet Venn, acting publicity manager at Penguin Random House Children’s, said: “It was an a...

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