Young Adult Novelist Convention

It’s almost time for the 2nd ever Young Adult Novelist Convention (or YANovCon for short.) It’s happening Saturday, January 28 from 1-5 PM at the Millbrae Library.

What is YANovCon?

It’s a chance to meet authors of books for middle and high school youth (and anyone else who enjoys their writing). The half day convention features: panel discussions, author hangouts, and book signings.

Which authors will be there?

There will be lots of awesome authors including: Neal Shusterman, Andrew Smith, Jessica Brody, Mariko Tamaki, Alexis Bass, Martha Brockenbrough, I.W. Gregorio, Ann Jacobus, Stephanie Kuehn, and Gretchen McNeil and more.

What Can You Do To Get Ready for YANovCon?

  • RSVP and be entered to win free books.
  • Enter our Teen Short Story Contest. First place wins lunch with one of our YANovCon authors.
  • Stay in touch with us and receive the latest author updates by following #YANovCon on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
  • Read books by authors you'll see at YANovCon. Try some of the ones listed below.


Grasshopper Jungle

Boys of Summer

Saving Montgomery Sole

What's Broken Between Us

The Game of Love and Death

None of the Above

Romancing the Dark in the City of Light

The Smaller Evil

I'm Not your Manic Pixie Dream Girl

Thanks to Everyone Who Is Making YANovCon Possible

This very special event is possible through a special collaboration of the Burlingame, Daly City, Menlo Park, Redwood City, San Bruno, San Mateo City, San Mateo County, and South San Francisco Libraries. Books will be available to purchase on site thanks to Books Inc.

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