Tag Archives: YA literature

The Northern YA Literary Festival: Holly Black, Samantha Shannon, Alwyn Hamilton

The Northern YA Literary Festival is hosted by the University of Central Lancashire at Preston, 24 March 2018. This looks a great event: the wonderful Holly Black (probably my favourite author in YA paranormal romance) being interviewed by Samantha Shannon … Continue reading

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Happy Hallowe’en with Betty Boop

Happy Hallowe’en to all from OGOM. What a fabulous party this is! Don’t forget to book for the free Being Human: Redeeming the Wolf event on 18 November 2017–tickets here!  

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Latest YA Fantasy Reading

We now and then like to supply reading lists that we have come across from various sources. These have all been placed in their own Reading Lists category so you can easily search through them. The Barnes & Noble Teen … Continue reading

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YA Literature, Media, and Culture website

Dr Leah Phillips, a researcher in YA literature, has set up a marvellous resource, the YA Literature, Media, and Culture Research Network website. This is still being developed but already holds a useful database of YA literature researchers, a news … Continue reading

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Growing Up with the Undead: Vampires in the 20th- and 21st-Century Literature, Films and Television for Young Children

The following CFP had been released on the subject of vampires in children’s literature: ‘Since Bram Stoker’s seminal vampire novel, Dracula, published in 1897, the figure of the vampire has been a persistent presence in Western popular culture. Though largely … Continue reading

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