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Kate Chopin Corrupts the Young Person

Oct 12, 2015

TW Column by Emily Toth

Chopin set out to write what was then YA literature, but even her earliest stories have peculiar twists.

Authors, Nothing but the Toth, Children's Lit | Read More

A Golden Age for Young Adult Books

Sep 21, 2015

Theme Essay by Stephen Roxburgh

It’s no surprise to me that YA readers still prefer print.

Media Debate, Children's Lit | Read More

How Hollywood Screws up YA Books

Sep 21, 2015

Theme Essay for John Michael Bell

Even Meryl Streep, as Chief Elder, has little to do but grimace.

Screen Time, Children's Lit | Read More

The YA Conspiracy—and How I Grew Up

Sep 14, 2015

TW Column by David Biddle

It bothered the hell out of me that people were standing in line waiting for midnight sales of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.

Media Debate, Talking Indie, Children's Lit | Read More

The Case of the Disappearing Editor

Jun 15, 2015

TW Column by Martha Nichols

In the battle over submission fees, what troubles me most is the idea that writers do everything and editors do nothing.

Media Debate, Money, First Person | Read More