“What’s Next” for YA Literature? Find Out November 28

In Discussion by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka, Editor-in-chief

There’s no doubt about it: Young adult publishing has been one of the most extraordinary stories in book publishing for years. Hits ranging from Twilight to The Hunger Games have delighted tens of millions of readers around the world — and introduced generations of new readers to the love of books and reading.

Authors at Publishing Perspectives' children's book conference in May 2012

But what’s next for this extraordinary category? How can you best approach this market? And what’s in it for you?

Join Publishing Perspectives at our half-day professional conference, “YA: What’s Next,” on November 28, where you will find answers to these questions and more.

Speakers at this conference will include publishing professionals and successful YA authors, including Mara Anastas, Deputy Publisher, Pulse/Simon & Schuster; David Levithan, VP, Publisher and Editorial Director, Scholastic Trade; and Eliot Schrefer, Author and 2012 National Book Award finalist.

REGISTER HERE or click to find out more about the event.

This conference is hosted by Scholastic Inc., and will take place at the Scholastic auditorium in New York City.

About the Author

Edward Nawotka

A widely published critic and essayist, Edward Nawotka serves as a speaker, educator and consultant for institutions and businesses involved in the global publishing and content industries. He was also editor-in-chief of Publishing Perspectives since the launch of the publication in 2009 until January 2016.