Tagged: YALC

Why write YA?

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

Pictures of the week

Ink Road exhibits at YALC for the first time and Robert Webb draws a big crowd at Port Eliot Festival in this week's pictures round-up.... Read more

Dawson takes aim at fashion industry in next YA

Author Juno Dawson will expose the dark underbelly of the fashion industry in her next YA novel, Meat Market. Read more

YALC celebrates fifth birthday

The Young Adult Literature Convention (YALC) celebrated its fifth birthday with its busiest year ever and appearances from authors including Juno Dawson and Tom and... Read more

YALC ticket sales soar 11%

Overall ticket sales for this year’s Young Adult Literature Convention (YALC) are up 11% compared to last year, according to the organisers. Read more

Non Pratt shocks Cumberbatch with YALC head shave

YA author Non Pratt had her head shaved by fellow writers at the Young Adult Literature Convention (YALC) after raising almost £3,000 for a neurodisability... Read more

Pictures of the week

This week's picture gallery features Harry Potter and the Cursed Child midnight parties, a Zadie Smith preview event, the Young Adult Literature Convention 2016 and... Read more

Gemma Cairney pens ‘guide to life’

Radio One presenter Gemma Cairney is writing a guide to life for young adults, which will be published by Macmillan Children’s Books in March next... Read more

'A Monster Calls' actor to appear at YALC

Patrick Ness and Lewis MacDougall, the actor playing the lead role in the upcoming film adaptation of Ness' A Monster Calls, will be appearing at... Read more

Blackman and Hardinge to appear at YALC

Malorie Blackman and Frances Hardinge are amongst the authors lined up to appear at this year’s Young Adult Literature Convention in July. Read more

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