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!
Abiola Bello is a Nigerian-British, prize-winning children’s and YA author who was born and raised in London. She is an advocate for diversity in books for young people. Her debut Emily Knight I Am … Awakened was nominated for the CILIP’s Carnegie Award, won London’s BIG Read 2019, and was a finalist for the People’s Book Prize Best Children’s Book. She will be there on Saturday.
Gina Blaxill is an Associate Lecturer on the MA Writing for Young People. Recently, she’s published YA thriller You Can Trust Me and two teen fairy tale retellings, She’s also published three YA crime-thrillers. She will be there on Sunday.
Lucy Cuthew is a lecturer in Creative Writing for Young People at Bath Spa University. She has an MPhil in Children’s Literature, an MA in Writing for young People, and worked in children’s publishing as an editor for fifteen years. She will be there on Sunday.
So far, I’ve added 2 more books to my YALC TBR. How about you?