A daughter of immigrants pushes back against her parents' rigid expectations. A boy who can control the elements becomes a pawn in a larger game. A deaf teen navigates a new life at a hearing school. A queer vampire classic, updated. Whether through fantasy or contemporary realism, these YA authors share how their identities impacted their writing. Get an exclusive preview of new YA novels (and the stories behind them) that will come out in 2019.
ALA Unit/Subunit: ALA
Meeting Type: PopTop Stage
Cost: Included with full conference and exhibits only registration.