The United Kingdom (UK) will host its first Young Adult Literature Convention (YALC) from 12th to 13th July 2014. YALC is a collaboration between Malorie Blackman, The Book Trust, The Children’s Laureate and the London Film and Comic Con. The weekend event will be held at the Book Zone of the 2014 London Film and Comic Con. Those who intend to go to YALC must purchase an entry pass to the London Film and Comic Con.
More than 50 authors and industry experts will be participating in YALC. Prolific authors include Charlie Higson, Darren Shan, Sarra Manning and Beth Reekles (who was featured in the Time magazine’s Top 16 Most Influential Teens of 2013).
The full schedule is out now. Activities include talks, workshops, book signings, as well as book sale area and book promotion stands. To download the programmes, please click on your preferred day(s): Saturday or Sunday.
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