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Saturday, May 14 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
What Teens are Looking for in YA Literature

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YA Literature is consumed, enjoyed, and written by people of all age groups. But what about its original target demographic? What, exactly, do teenagers enjoy about YA? What makes or breaks a good YA book? In this panel, a group of teenagers discusses what they love and hate about the genre and its many subgenres, tropes, and traits. Come listen and learn.

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Alyssa Wong

Alyssa Wong studies fiction in Raleigh, NC, and really, really likes crows. Her work has been published in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Strange Horizons, Nightmare Magazine, Black Static, and Tor.com, among others. Her short fiction has been nominated for multiple awards, including the Pushcart Prize, the Bram Stoker Award, the Shirley Jackson Award, and the Nebula Award. Alyssa can be found online at http://www.crashwong.net and on... Read More →

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Melanie Silver

I am a freshman in High School and I love to read!


Saturday May 14, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
LaSalle 2

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