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Sunday, June 4 • 9:00am - 10:00am
YA Genre Bending

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Is it a mystery? A fantasy? A historicla novel? A fantastical historical mystery?  YA fiction bends and blends genres with the best of them.  How do you describe a book when it fits into multiple genres?  Are there pitfalls to genre-bending or is it all awesome all the way?  What are some of the trends in genre-bending we're seeing?  What will we see more of in the future?

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Alethea Kontis

Author, Kingdom of Arilland
Alethea Kontis is a princess, author, fairy godmother, and geek. Her bestselling Books of Arilland fairytale series won two Gelett Burgess Children’s Book Awards (Enchanted and Tales of Arilland), and was twice nominated for the Andre Norton Award. Alethea also penned the AlphaOops... Read More →
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Rysa Walker

Author, Skyscape
Rysa is the author of The CHRONOS Files series. Timebound, the first book in the series, was the Young Adult and Grand Prize winner in the 2013 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Awards. The Delphi Resistance, the second in her latest trilogy, will be published by Skyscape in October, 2017... Read More →

Sunday June 4, 2017 9:00am - 10:00am EDT
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