Young Adult Novelist Convention (YANovCon) 2021

Young Adult Novelist Convention (#YANovCon) 2021

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Join Us Saturday, March 20th for Three Live Panel Events!

Our 6th annual Young Adult Novelist Convention (#YANovCon) is just around the corner and will be held virtually. This year’s celebration will include three live panel discussions with award-winning, notable, and new YA novelists.

11:00 AM - YANovCon Author Panel: What's Your Writing Process?

This live, virtual panel celebration will include a discussion with award-winning, notable, and new YA novelists, Natasha Díaz, I.W. Gregorio, and Leah Johnson, as well as give attendees the opportunity to ask the authors about their writing process.

1:00 PM - YANovCon Author Panel: What's It Like to Be a YA Novelist?

Join amazing award-winning, notable, and new authors Patrick Flores-Scott, Gretchen McNeil, and Katy Rose Pool to find out what it’s like to be a Young Adult novelist.

3:00 PM - YANovCon Presents: Nic Stone - You Are Infinitely POWERful

Join us as we welcome special guest Nic Stone to 2021 #YANovCon! Nic Stone is the bestselling author of young adult novels that explore race, sexuality, and romance with powerful honesty and captivating storytelling. In this lecture aimed at teenagers, educators, and aspiring writers, Stone explores how literature can impact social change and disrupt the status quo. Through critical thinking and discussion, she challenges audiences to “write the tough stuff” to embrace their inner power. For more information on this Speaker please visit prhspeakers.com, opens a new window.

#YANovCon is still your exclusive connection to some of today's top authors. Not only will you get to connect with your favorite authors about what it’s like to be an author, but also their writing and publishing process.

Author Panel at YANovCon 2020
Author panel at YANovCon 2020
YANovCon Featured Author Nic Stone

What Can You Do to Get Ready for YANovCon?

Lineup of Authors

Click author name to see bio.

Natasha Díaz, opens a new window is a born and raised New Yorker, award-winning author, and screenwriter, and currently residing in Brooklyn, NY with her tall husband and tenacious daughter. She spends most of her days writing with no pants on and alternating between E.R. and Grey’s Anatomy binges. Natasha’s scripts have placed as a quarterfinalist in the Austin Film Festival and a finalist for both the NALIP Diverse Women in Media Fellowship and the Sundance Episodic Story Lab. Her essays can be found in The Establishment and Huffington Post. Her first novel, Color Me In, is out now.

Please Note: YANovCon is appropriate for families including middle and high school students. Some mature topics could be discussed in the sessions. 

Archive of YANovCon:

Young Adult Novelist Convention (#YANovCon) 2021

YANovCon2021 Page v2 HIGH RES

Join Us Saturday, March 20th for Three Live Panel Events!

Our 6th annual Young Adult Novelist Convention (#YANovCon) is just around the corner and will be held virtually. This year’s celebration will include three live panel discussions with award-winning, notable, and new YA novelists.

11:00 AM - YANovCon Author Panel: What's Your Writing Process?

This live, virtual panel celebration will include a discussion with award-winning, notable, and new YA novelists, Natasha Diaz, I.W. Gregorio, and Leah Johnson, as well as give attendees the opportunity to ask the authors about their writing process.

1:00 PM - YANovCon Author Panel: What's It Like to Be a YA Novelist?

Join amazing award-winning, notable, and new authors Patrick Flores-Scott, Gretchen McNeil, and Katy Rose Pool to find out what it’s like to be a Young Adult novelist.

3:00 PM - YANovCon Presents: Nic Stone - You Are Infinitely POWERful

Join us as we welcome special guest Nic Stone, opens a new window to 2021 #YANovCon! Nic Stone is the bestselling author of young adult novels that explore race, sexuality, and romance with powerful honesty and captivating storytelling. In this lecture aimed at teenagers, educators, and aspiring writers, Stone explores how literature can impact social change and disrupt the status quo. Through critical thinking and discussion, she challenges audiences to “write the tough stuff” to embrace their inner power. For more information on this Speaker please visit prhspeakers.com, opens a new window.

#YANovCon is still your exclusive connection to some of today's top authors. Not only will you get to connect with your favorite authors about what it’s like to be an author, but also their writing and publishing process.

Author Panel at YANovCon 2020
Author panel at YANovCon 2020

What Can You Do to Get Ready for YANovCon?

Lineup of Authors

Click author name to see bio.

Natasha Díaz, opens a new window is a born and raised New Yorker, award-winning author, and screenwriter, and currently residing in Brooklyn, NY with her tall husband and tenacious daughter. She spends most of her days writing with no pants on and alternating between E.R. and Grey’s Anatomy binges. Natasha’s scripts have placed as a quarterfinalist in the Austin Film Festival and a finalist for both the NALIP Diverse Women in Media Fellowship and the Sundance Episodic Story Lab. Her essays can be found in The Establishment and Huffington Post. Her first novel, Color Me In, is out now.

Please Note: YANovCon is appropriate for families including middle and high school students. Some mature topics could be discussed in the sessions. 

Archive of YANovCon:

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