Previous Years

The Young Adult Literature Convention has been running for six years as part of London Film & Comic Con, and has welcomed a host of amazing authors to the event.

Below are the years and list of authors who appeared for that year.

Alexia Casale
Amanda Preston
Amy McCulloch
Andy Lane
Anthony McGowan
Beth Reekles
Bryony Pearce
C J Skuse
Cat Clarke
Catherine Johnson
Charlie Higson
Darren Shan
Derek Landy
Emma Vieceli
Eva Caiden
Frances Hardinge
Garen Ewing
Holly Bourne
Holly Smale
Ian Edginton
Isobel Harrop
Jonathan Stroud
Julie Mayhew
Kim Curran
Louise Lamont
Lucy Christopher
Lucy Saxon
Malorie Blackman
Marcus Sedgwick
Matt Haig
Meg Rosoff
Natasha Ngan
Nick Lake
Non Pratt
Patrick Ness
Phil Earle
Rainbow Rowell
Ruth Warburton
Sally Green
Sanne Vliegenthart
Sarah Crossan
Tanya Byrne
Tim O’Rourke
Will Hill
Yvonne Biggins

Alex Wheatle
Alexia Casale
Alice Oseman
Anna McKerrow
Annabel Pitcher
Annalie Grainger
Arabella Weir
Ben Aaranovitch
Brian Conaghan
Carrie Hope Fletcher
Cassandra Clare
Charlie Higson
CJ Daugherty
Clare Furniss
Darren Shan
Dawn Kurtagich
Den Patrick
Derek Landy
Frances Hardinge
Francesca Haig
Hayley Long
Helena Coggan
Holly Bourne
Holly Smale
Jamie Anderson
Jenny Valentine
Joe Abercrombie
Judy Blume
Juno Dawson
Julia Bell
Julie Mayhew
Kevin Brooks
LA Weatherley
Laura Dockrill
Lisa Williamson
Liz Kessler
Lou Morgan
Louise O’Neill
Lucy Inglis
Lucy Ivison
Lucy Saxon
Malorie Blackman
Marie Rutowski
Mark Stay
Matt Whyman
Mel Salisbury
MG Harris
Moira Fowey-Doyle
Moira Young
Nikesh Shukla
Non Pratt
Patrick Ness
Paul Magrs
Sally Green
Samantha Shannon
Sarah Pinborough
Sarah Rees-Brennan
Steve Camden
Taran Mathau
Teri Terry
Tom Ellen
Virginia Bergin
Will Hill

Alex Scarrow
Alex Wheatle
Alice Oseman
Alwyn Hamilton
Anna McKerrow
Annabel Pitcher
Ben Aaronovitch
Ben Davis
Catherine Doyle
Catherine Johnson
Chris Riddell
Chris Russell
Chris Vick
CJ Skuse
Claire Hennessy
Darren Shan
David Levithan
Dawn Kurtagich
Derek Landy
Dr Christian Jessen
Emerald Fennell
Eugene Lambert
Frances Hardinge
Harriet Reuter Hapgood
Holly Bourne
Holly Smale
Honor Cargill
James Smythe
Jeff Povey
Jenny Downham
Jenny McLachlan
Julia Gray
Julie Mayhew
Juno Dawson
Kass Morgan
Katy Birchall
Katy Cannon
Keren David
Keris Stainton
LA Weatherly
Lauren James
Lisa Heathfield
Lisa Williamson
Louise O’Neill
Lucy Ivison
Lucy Saxon
Maggie Stiefvater
Malorie Blackman
Manuela Salvi
Martin Stewart
Melinda Salisbury
Melvin Burgess
Michael Grant
Nat Luurtsema
Natalie Flynn
Natasha Carthew
Natasha Farrant
Nicole Burstein
Nina LaCour
Non Pratt
Patrice Lawrence
Perdita Cargill
Pete Kalu
Philip Reeve
Rhian Ivory
Richard Kurti
Rosalind Jana
Sally Green
Samantha Shannon
Sara Barnard
Sarah Crossan
Sarah Pinborough
Sarra Manning
Simon Mayo
Sophia Bennett
Sophie Kinsella
Tanya Landman
Taran Matharu
Tom Ellen
Tracy Darnton
VE Schwab
William Sutcliffe

AJ Grainger
Alex Bell
Alex Wheatle
Alexis Deacon
Alice Broadway
Alison Goodman
Alwyn Hamilton
Amy Alward
Anna Day
Ayisha Malik
Ben Aaronovitch
Ben Illis
Beth Garrod
Carlie Sorosiack
Catherine Barter
Catherine Johnson
Cecilia Vinesse
Chris Russell
Clare Hennessy
Dan Vyleta
David Owen
Deirdre Sullivan
E Lockhart
Ed McDonald
Eleanor Wood
Elizabeth Corr
Elizabeth May
Elizabeth Wein
Emily Barr
Eugene Lambert
Gemma Cairney
Gemma Fowler
Hannah Witton
Harriet Reuter Hapgood
Harriet Springbett
Hayley Barker
Holly Bourne
Holly Smale
Jason Wallace
Jennifer E Smith
Joanne Harris
Josh Martin
Julia Gray
Julie Mayhew
Juno Dawson
Justina Robson
Karen Gregory
Karen M. McManus
Katharine Corr
Katy Birchall
Katy Cannon
Kevin Brooks
Laini Taylor
Laura Dockrill
Laura Lam
Laure Eve
Lisa Heathfield
Lisa Williamson
Liz Flanagan
Lucy Ivison
Lydia Ruffles
Maggie Harcourt
Martin Stewart
Matthew Crow
Melinda Salisbury
Möira Fowley-Doyle
ND Gomes
Nicci Cloke
Nikki Sheehan
Non Pratt
Olivia Levez
Orlagh Collins
Paige Toon
Patrice Lawrence
Patrick Ness
Peadar O’Guilin
Penny Joelson
Phil Earle
Philip Womack
Rachael Lucas
Rebecca Denton
Rhian Ivory
Rubyetc – Ruby Elliot
Ryan Graudin
Samantha Shannon.
Sara Barnard
Sarah Carroll
Sarah Mussi
Simon James Green
Sophia Bennett
Sophie McKenzie
Stefan Mohammed
Tamsin Winter
Tanya Byrne
Taran Matharu
Teri Terry
Tom Ellen
V E Schwab
Vic James
Virginia Bergin
Virginia McGregor
Will Hill
Zen Cho
Zöe Marriott

Akemi Dawn Bowman
Alice Oseman
Alice Skinner
Alice-May Purkiss
Alwyn Hamilton
Anna Day
Anna James
Annalie Grainger
Becky Chambers
Beth Garrod
Cecilia Vinesse
Charli Howard
Charly Cox
Chloe Coles
Chloe Seager
Christina Henry
Clementine Beauvais
David Owen
Deirdre Sullivan
Dhonielle Clayton
Ed McDonald
Eleanor Wood
Elizabeth Klehfoth
Emily Barr
Emma Shoard
Eve Ainsworth
Frances Hardinge
Gayle Forman
Giovanna Fletcher
Hayley Barker
Holly Bourne
Jacqueline Silvester
Jenny McLachlan
Joanne Harris
Josh Martin
Julia Gray
Julie Mayhew
Juno Dawson
Karen Gregory
Kate Ling
Katherine Webber
Katherine Woodfine
Kelly McCaughrain
Keren David
Keris Stainton
Kerry Drewery
Kristina Perez
Laura Dockrill
Laura Steven
Laura Wood
Lauren James
Lauren Price
Lisa Williamson
Louise O’Neill
Lucy Adlington
Lydia Ruffles
Marieke Nijkamp
Mary Watson
Matt Killeen
Melinda Salisbury
Melissa Albert
Melvin Burgess
Muhammad Khan
Nicci Cloke
Nicky Singer
Non Pratt
Phyllida Shrimpton
Pip Johnson
Rutendo Tavengerwei
S. K. Wright
Sally Green
Sally Nicholls
Samantha Shannon
Sara Barnard
Sara Holland
Sarah Maria Griffin
Sarah Shaffi
Sasha Alsberg
Sheena Wilkinson
Simon James Green
Steven Camden
Tanya Byrne
Tom Fletcher
Tom Pollock
Tomi Adeyemi
Tracy Darnton
Vic James
William Sutcliffe
Yaba Badoe

Adrienne Young
Akemi Dawn Bowman
Alastair Reynolds
Alex Wheatle
Alexandra Sheppard
Alice Oseman
Amelia Mandeville
Anna Mainwaring
Ben Aaronovitch
Bethany Rutter
Bex Hogan
Carrie Hope-Fletcher
Christine Lynn Herman
Clare Rees
Connie Glynn
Dan Freedman
David Owen
Dean Atta
Derek Landy
Dhonielle Clayton
DOM&INK
Emily Barr
Emma Smith-Barton
Eoin Colfer
Sara Jafari
Niellah Arboine
Holly Bourne
Holly Jackson
Holly Smale
Jess Vallance
Jim Kay
John Trevillian
Juno Dawson
Justina Ireland
Karen M. McManus
Kate Mallinder
Kesia Lupo
Kiran Millwood Hargrave
KK Perez
Kristen Ciccarelli
Laura Bates
Laura Coryton
Laura Steven
Lauren James
Lauren Sharkey
Lex Croucher
Lisa Heathfield
Lucy Powrie
M. A. Bennett
Malorie Blackman
Mary Watson
Melinda Salisbury
Moïra Fowley-Doyle
Natasha Ngan
Nikesh Shukla
P.M. Freestone
Patrice Lawrence
Rachel Burge
Renee Ahdieh
Sabina Khan
Samantha Shannon
Samuel Pollen
Sara Barnard
Sarah Ann Juckes
Sarah Maria Griffin
Sasha Aslberg
Savannah Brown
Sharon Dogar
Sif Sigmarsdottir
Simon James Green
Sophia Thakur
Steven Camden
Taran Matharu
Temi Oh
Tom Pollock
V.E. Schwab
Vanessa Jones
Vic James
Yaba Badoe
Yasmin Rahman
Zen Cho
Zoe Marriot

2020 YALC offered an @Home edition in light of Covid, a list of authors who participated will be updated here soon.

The second edition of YALC@Home will be taking place on 6-8 August, authors participating will be added here soon.

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