Young adult fiction
Panel discussions on "What is Young Adult Fiction?" and "The Death of the Issue Novel" sound promising. Melvin Burgess is keynote speaker; guest authors include Anne Cassidy, who has just won the Booktrust Teenage Prize (see news story, main paper, page 16) for her novel about the rehabilitation of a child killer, Looking for JJ.
Tickets are pound;35 (pound;25 for full-time students over 18) plus VAT.
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