Tagged: YA

How can Young Adult literature attract new readers?

Charlotte Wilson asks what publishers are doing to reach non-YA readers, and suggests how to attract new readers. Read more

Annabel Pitcher on 'Silence is Goldfish'

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

Why write YA?

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

Ten to treasure

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

It's all good

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

Trans action

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

Crowded market, poor retailing and ‘worthy books’ behind fall in YA sales

Publishers need to acquire fewer Young Adult titles, publish fewer "issue" books and invest more in marketing, trade figures have said following the news that... Read more

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. Read more

Wattpad 'sensation' Novak snapped up by Komixx

Komixx has secured worldwide rights to Wattpad “sensation” Ali Novak’s My Life with the Walter Boys. Read more

Children’s titles continue to outperform market

The children’s book market is continuing to outperform other sectors, with sales of children’s titles up 4.3% so far this year, against the wider print market... Read more

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