So You Want to Write YA?
March 3, 2020
Young adult fiction is an ever expanding and popular category in book publishing. You will find it in all genres including: fantasy, romance, historical, science fiction, dystopian, coming-of-age, realism, literary fiction.
Though young adult books are ostensibly aimed at teens, a significant number of readers are adults (think: The Hunger Games, The Fault in our Stars).
What is a young adult novel? In this workshop, we will read and discuss critically acclaimed and best-selling young adult novelists such as xxxxxxxxxxx and we'll engage in writing exercises to work on character development, dialogue, voice, setting and structure.
This workshop is for workshopping YA stories or novel excerpts.
Cost: 390 NIS
Location: Talbiya, Jerusalem
Registration: Sign up below and we will be in touch. Payment can be made via bank transfer, Pepper Pay, check/cheque or credit card.
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Gila Green is a Canadian-born writer living in Israel. Her novel Passport Control has just been released. Her novel in short stories White Zion and No Entry (the first in a YA series) will be released in 2019. Her first novel, King of the Class was published in 2013. Her short fiction has been published in over thirty literary magazines, such as The Fiddlehead (Nov 2018),Terrain.org, Akashic Books, Fiction Magazine, and The Saranac Review.
Her work has been shortlisted for the Doris Bakwin Literary Award (Carolina Wren Press), WordSmitten's TenTen Fiction Contest, the Walrus Literary Award (twice), the Eric Hoffer Best New Writing Award (twice). Fellowships include the Summer Literary Seminars Program (Montreal). Her writing advice articles have appeared on dozens of sites, including The Creative Penn, The Millions, and The Review Review as well as on her website. Gila is a mother of five.