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
The 2021 trade campaign to mark National Poetry Day (NPD) on 7th October is spotlighting 43 new poetry books from 26 different publishers, in a... Read more
Penguin Random House Children’s has acquired a YA fantasy series promising "electrifying adventure" by debut author Ayana Gray, inspired by Pan-African mythology. ... Read more
Oxford-based independent publisher Guppy Books is launching a competition to search for new voices in young adult fiction.