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Empowering Teens in YA panel event

Empowering Teens in YA: Lucy Powrie, Kate Mallinder, Alexandra Sheppard and Gill Stewart

Foyles Charing Cross, London
Thursday 25 July, 6.30-9pm
Meet some of the most exciting voices in young adult literature during a special panel discussion with authors Lucy Powrie (The Paper & Hearts Society), Alexandra Sheppard (Oh My Gods!), Firefly author Kate Mallinder (Summer of No Regrets), and Gill Stewart (Lily’s Just Fine) on the eve of YALC.
Sitting down with award-winning book blogger Michelle Toy, the panel will explore the topic of 'Empowering Teens in YA', focusing on characterisation, storytelling and representation as means of encouraging young people's creative expression through reading.