Charlotte Wilson asks what publishers are doing to reach non-YA readers, and suggests how to attract new readers.
Faber is launching a new YA science fiction prize to discover stories that "offer hope and spark" to readers, with three publishing contracts up for grabs.... 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
The National Literacy Trust (NLT) and Audible have teamed up to bring audiobooks to young people in custody, as well as introducing podcast-making lessons.... Read more
Simon & Schuster Children’s Books is to publish Vespertine, an "epic" YA fantasy duology by Margaret Rogerson.
Publishers are failing to take on début Young Adult writers and are instead concentrating on established UK YA writers and US imports, according to some... Read more
Hodder & Stoughton has acquired Elly Blake’s young adult fantasy trilogy, the Frostblood Saga, in a pre-empt deal.
Maximum Pop!, a pop music site for 14-21 year olds, has launched a dedicated channel for YA books. The company has hired a full-time books... Read more
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... Read more
Literature can help teens understand the reality of sex, although many parents are still reluctant to let their children read books with sexual content, a... Read more