The author reveal was so exciting at the YALC instagram! I’m sharing them too and their books, so you can decide which ones you’d like to meet!
Ruby Clyde is a comedian and writer from South London, via Southern California. They will be there on Saturday.
Sophie Cameron is a MG & YA author from the Black Isle, Scotland. Her debut novel OUT OF THE BLUE was nominated for the Carnegie Medal 2019 and her books have featured in Kirkus’ Best YA of the Year and the ALA Rainbow Book List, among others. She lives in Spain with her wife and their twin boys and likes cats and learning languages. She will be there on Sunday.
David Fenne is a gay early thirties writer living in London. Originally from a small village in coastal Dorset, he works as an actor and improv comedian while pursuing his writing ambitions. He will be there on Saturday.
Kate Asquith is a writer and illustrator from Cumbria, currently living in London. She studied English at the University of Oxford, and Fashion Journalism at the University of the Arts London, which cultivated her interest in language and culture. She will be there on Saturday.
Danielle Jawando is an author and screenwriter. Her debut YA novel, And the Stars Were Burning Brightly, won best senior novel in the Great Reads Award, and was shortlisted for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize, the YA Book Prize, the Jhalak Children’s & YA Prize, the Branford Boase Award, and was longlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal, the UKLA Book Awards and the Amazing Book Awards. She will be there on Sunday.
So far, I’ve added 1 more book to my YALC TBR. How about you?