Charlotte Wilson asks what publishers are doing to reach non-YA readers, and suggests how to attract new readers.
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
Young YA authors struggle to be taken seriously, although being published as a teenager does attract media attention, a panel of authors said at the... Read more
Editors, agents and booksellers have told The Bookseller they worry that authors are failing to reap the benefits of growth in the children’s book market.... Read more
Author Susie Day is hoping to promote YA books written by British and Irish authors through an online shop selling UKYA-branded merchandise. The ‘We... Read more
Blogger Kirsty Connor reveals the Brit teen authors to get excited about Read more