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Oseman wins YA Book Prize with 'joyful' tale of self-discovery, Loveless

Alice Oseman has scooped the YA Book Prize 2021 with her “joyful” coming out story about a romance-obsessed teenager who realises that she is aromantic and asexual, Loveless (HarperCollins Children’s... Read more

Alex Wheatle | 'Write about a subject matter you feel passionate about'

Alex Wheatle answers our questions about his novel Cane Warriors (Andersen Press), which follows the true story of Tacky’s War in Jamaica and has been shortlisted for the YA Book... Read more

Danielle Jawando | 'I wanted to write the book that I desperately needed at 15'

Danielle Jawando answers our questions about her debut YA novel And The Stars Were Burning Brightly (Simon & Schuster), which is shortlisted for the YA Book... Read more

Darren Charlton | 'I was inspired to offer LGBTQ+ teenagers something my generation never had'

Darren Charlton answers our questions about his debut novel Wranglestone (Little Tiger), which is shortlisted for the YA Book Prize 2021. ... Read more

Melinda Salisbury | 'Put your whole heart in when you’re writing that first draft'

Melinda Salisbury answers our questions about her paranormal horror novel with an enviromental message, Hold Back the Tide (Scholastic), which has been shortlisted for the YA Book Prize 2021.... Read more

Meg Rosoff | 'Those long lazy, childhood and teenage months will never leave me'

Meg Rosoff answers our questions about her sixth novel for young adults, The Great Godden (Bloomsbury), which is shortlisted for the YA Book Prize 2021. ... Read more

Bethany Rutter | 'Writing is not some painful, mystical talent'

Bethany Rutter answers our questions about her second novel Melt My Heart (Macmillan Children's Books), which is shortlisted for the YA Book Prize 2021. ... Read more

Alice Oseman | 'I began with the desire to write a story about the power of platonic love'

Alice Oseman answers our questions about her fourth novel Loveless (HarperCollins), which has been shortlisted for the YA Book Prize 2021. ... Read more

Laura Wood | 'I wanted the book to be an escape, something soothing and comforting'

Laura Wood answers our questions about her novel, A Snowfall of Silver (Scholastic), which has been shortlisted for the YA Book Prize 2021.... Read more

YA Book Prize 2021 shortlist revealed; Blackman honoured

The Bookseller’s YA Book Prize has revealed its shortlist for 2021, which includes books by former winner Patrice Lawrence and two début authors, while Malorie... Read more

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