Responding to the Guardian’s piece on “toxic” YA culture, Chelsey Pippin argues that the online YA community’s sensitivity and nuance is being underplayed. ... Read more
Charlotte Wilson asks what publishers are doing to reach non-YA readers, and suggests how to attract new readers.
YA author Annabel Pitcher talks about her new book Silence is Goldfish (Orion, published in October), in which teenage girl Tess has to deal with... Read more
Ahead of YALC 2015, Gemma Malley, director of communications at Book Trust and author of seven YA novels, takes a look at why authors... Read more
So the shortlist is here. After weeks of reading more than 90 submissions, it’s a relief to announce this list to the world.... Read more
Last week, I inadvertently caused something of a minor “Twitterstorm” when I grumbled about the uncritical nature of online book reviews. Not on Amazon and... Read more
In the early stages of writing The Art of Being Normal, I asked a group of young transgender people if they felt fairly represented in... Read more
A group of YA authors have been forced to backtrack over plans for a Non-Fungible Token (NFT) story following an online backlash against the project. ... Read more
Bloomsbury Children’s Books has signed the debut YA novel by Zoulfa Katouh, "a love letter to Syria, Syrians and hijabi girls" that has been picked... Read more
UCLan Publishing has snapped up the debut YA fiction title from Natasha Devon.