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Saturday, April 21 • 4:00pm - 5:15pm
So You Think You Want to Write a Young Adult Novel

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Some might argue that a YA novel is simply a novel with a young adult protagonist. But is that it? Could YA be nothing more than a marketing label? This presentation will attempt to navigate some of the differences between YA and adult fiction. In addition to looking at the differences that occur on the page, this talk will explore the differing motivations for writing YA vs. adult fiction, and how to determine which genre might be right for you as a writer.

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Eliot Triechel

Eliot Treichel is the author of the young adult novel A Series of Small Maneuvers, which received the Oregon Book Award’s Readers Choice Award and the Mountain & Plains Independent Booksellers Association’s Reading the West Award. His first book, the story collection Close Is... Read More →

Saturday April 21, 2018 4:00pm - 5:15pm CDT
Neville Public Museum - Gallery