Young Adult Lit Day

Part of London Literature Festival

Join us at London Literature Festival for some of the most exciting authors of YA fiction, new and emerging poetry and spoken word, and a fanzine fair.

For the fourth year running, the best in YA fiction is represented at LLF. This year’s line-up includes authors Juno Dawson, Nikesh Shukla, Will Hill, MA Bennett, Nikita Gill, Robert Muchamore, Rachel Long, Adam Silvera, Becky Albertalli and Melvin Burgess, with more to be announced.

On this day of literary celebration, look at ideas of class and privilege, discuss rewriting well-known fairy tales through a feminist lens and talk about how far YA can go.

Dates & times

27 Oct 2018

where

Various

Pricing

£12
Booking fee: £3.00 (Members £0.00)
£12

Concessions

25% off (limited availabilty)
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need to know

Age recommendation
For ages 13 – 25.

Access information
This event is Speech-to-Text transcribed (STT). To join our free Access Scheme and book tickets for this service, call our Ticket Office on 020 3879 9555 or email accesslist@southbankcentre.co.uk
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pass events

M A Bennett, author
11:45 am
Sat 27 Oct 2018
11:45 am | Sat 27 Oct 2018
Literature
Spoken word & Live literature
Look for the answers in literature at a talk from three of the young adult fiction world’s most exciting authors
Look for the answers in literature at a talk from three of the young adult fiction world’s most...
Nikita Gill, author
1:15 pm
Sat 27 Oct 2018
1:15 pm | Sat 27 Oct 2018
Literature
Spoken word & Live literature
Imagine a world where princes and princesses can be free at a talk on retelling folk and fairy tales
Imagine a world where princes and princesses can be free at a talk on retelling folk and fairy tales
Juno Dawson, author
3:00 pm
Sat 27 Oct 2018
3:00 pm | Sat 27 Oct 2018
Literature
Spoken word & Live literature
Get under the skin of believable and flawed characters and reflect on how far YA fiction can go
Get under the skin of believable and flawed characters and reflect on how far YA fiction can go
Love in America with Adam Silvera and Becky Albertalli
4:15 pm
Sat 27 Oct 2018
4:15 pm | Sat 27 Oct 2018
Literature
Spoken word & Live literature
Uncover the reality of living and loving in America today from the collaborative authors
Uncover the reality of living and loving in America today from the collaborative authors
Anita Barton Williams, writer
5:30 pm
Sat 27 Oct 2018
5:30 pm | Sat 27 Oct 2018
Literature
Spoken word & Live literature
Poets Anita Barton-Williams and Eleanor Penny share their work in the finale to Young Adult Lit Day
Poets Anita Barton-Williams and Eleanor Penny share their work in the finale to Young Adult Lit Day