Tagged: YA Book Prize

A call for more diverse submissions to the YA Book Prize

Charlotte Eyre talks about diversity in YA fiction, and the desire to have a diverse YA Book Prize shortlist. 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

Last chance to enter for YA Book Prize 2021

Submissions for the YA Book Prize, which aims to recognise the best Young Adult fiction from the UK and Ireland, close tomorrow (Tuesday 1st December).... Read more

YA Book Prize launches for 2021

The YA Book Prize, which aims to recognise the best Young Adult fiction from the UK and Ireland, has re-opened for submissions.  ... Read more

Dawson's Meat Market wins the YA Book Prize

Juno Dawson has won the YA Book Prize 2020 with her “gritty and compelling” exposé of the fashion industry, Meat Market (Quercus Children’s Books).... Read more

William Sutcliffe: 'You can't get away with anything pretentious with YA'

William Sutcliffe answers our questions about his satirical novel The Gifted, the Talented and Me (Bloomsbury), which has been shortlisted for the YA Book Prize... Read more

Lauren James: 'I could never have anticipated that the situation in my book would come true'

Lauren James answers our questions about her novel set in a future version of London where humanity has been almost wiped out by a pandemic,... Read more

Holly Jackson: 'I wanted to write a book that feels like a true crime podcast'

Holly Jackson answers our questions about her debut novel, A Good Girl's Guide to Murder (Egmont), which has been shortlisted for the YA Book Prize... Read more

Kiran Millwood Hargrave: 'Some readers have found the ending hard to understand'

Kiran Millwood Hargrave answers our questions about her YA reimagining of Dracula, The Deathless Girls (Bellatrix), which has been shortlisted for the YA Book Prize... Read more

Holly Bourne: 'This was something I’d wanted to write about for years'

Holly Bourne answers our questions about her YA novel tackling toxic relationships, The Places I've Cried in Public (Usborne), which has been shortlisted for the... Read more

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