YALC is the UK’s Young Adult Literature Convention

YALC returns for it’s 7th year in 2020 – a 3 day celebration of the very best in young adult books and authors.

The first YALC took place at London Film & Comic Con in 2014 as Malorie Blackman’s major project as Waterstones Children’s Laureate 2013-2015. YALC has fast become a popular event bringing together fantastic authors, publishers and readers for three packed days of YA events, writing workshops, book signings, book-themed activities and more!

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My 10 ways of organising your books 730 485 YALC

My 10 ways of organising your books

You always need somewhere to store your books right? Bookshelves are the most popular way of keeping your much loved possessions safe and on display for everyone to see. But how do you start with organising that book shelf? There are so many different ways in which you can organise them and sometimes it drives…

Syed Masood – More Than Just A Pretty Face Q&A Exclusive! 730 730 YALC

Syed Masood – More Than Just A Pretty Face Q&A Exclusive!

The wonderful Syed Masood took some time out to come and speak to us here at YALC about his new debut YA novel More Than Just a Pretty Face! Hi Syed! Thanks for speaking to us! Absolutely! Thank you so much for having me! Can you give our readers a little overview of your debut…

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