YA Panel - Issues of Identity: Mental Illness & Diversity in YA

Leeds Waterstones are bringing together FIVE YA authors, in-store to talk about the significance and growing role of mental health, diversity and identity issues in young adult fiction. The authors attending are: " "Annabel Pitcher, author of My Sister Lives On The Mantlepiece and new book Silence is Goldfish. " "Kim Slater, author of Smart, a tale of obsession. " "Martyn Bedford, local author of Never Ending, a story of grief. " "Zoe Marriott, author of fantasy series The Name of the Blade which deals with issues of race and gender. " "Hayley Long, author of Sophie Someone, a new novel about betrayal, trust and recovery. " "The evening will consist of a chat between the five author about the topic of identity and diversity in YA, followed by an opportunity for questions from the audience, and a signing session.

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    Waterstones Leeds

    Waterstones 93 - 97 Albion Street

    Leeds

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  • Event Start Date

    01/10/2015 7:00 AM

  • Event End Date

    01/10/2015 7:00 AM

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